Look As Young As You Feel By Replacing Missing Teeth

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Some individuals are fortunate to experience the rewards of growing older. Maturity and wisdom. Increased financial stability. More free time for family, hobbies, or travel. And last but not least: grandchildren! Gaps In Your Smile? Anyone over sixty knows that aging isn’t always a picnic, however. Physical problems can lower the quality of life. Dental […]

How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

Categories: Gum Disease
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A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums. At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ gums. Which of the items below are risk factors for gum disease (periodontitis)? a. Pregnancy b. Overbite c. Diabetes d. Heredity All of the above. Pregnancy, menopause, or any other condition […]

Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

Categories: Gum Disease
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Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego offers quality dental care that covers both general and cosmetic dentistry. He can help you keep your gums healthy with routine hygiene appointments, and treat your gum disease with periodontal laser treatment. Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is an inflammation or infection of the gums. Risk factors for periodontal […]