Are floss picks better than regular floss? That might seem like an innocuous question, but it’s an issue within general dentistry, and one that our patients at Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego ask from time to time. The short answer is that it’s better to use a floss pick than not floss at all. […]
Each year, thousands of Americans lose their lives to oral cancer. Early detection is the key to successful treatment, which is why Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego provides oral cancer screenings as part of each dental checkup. In the last few decades, lung and breast cancer have received a lot of public attention. There […]
Just as there is more than one way to skin a cat, there is more than one way to fix a tooth. With cosmetic dentistry from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, there are lots of ways. If you are the lucky owner of a set of perfectly healthy teeth, you may never need any […]
I’ve got the expertise, experience, tools, and team you need to maintain a healthy smile. I deal daily with teeth whitening, sedation dentistry, dental crowns, restorative dentistry, and dental implants. The cost of a smile makeover, cosmetic dentistry, and celebrity-caliber teeth may be more affordable than you think.
Poorly aligned teeth? Think it takes forever for braces to straighten them? Think again. There are many new types of braces available in San Diego. In some cases, teeth can be straightened in a few months and then, with braces off–a fantastic new smile.