5 Ways To Prevent A Cracked Tooth

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Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and costly to repair. In this post from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA, we offer an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. Avoid chewing on hard things. Patients should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, popcorn, and beef jerky. Beware […]

The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. It’s a progressive condition, and is easily treatable in its earliest stages. In this article from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA, we have put together a list of the four main stages of gum disease, in order to keep our patients aware […]

The Five Stages of a Cavity

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In this message from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA we discuss something about cavities you might not know. You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is not entirely true. In the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. Here are the five stages […]

A Proud Dental Practice

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At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego we are proud to provide our community with the best dental care possible. It’s a lot of work to run a dental office, but it’s an important function. We are commmitted to excellence in what we do. It is by now well-established that your dental health is linked […]