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 […]

Keeping You Comfortable

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At Marcos Ortega DDS, we make a conscious effort to help our patients feel comfortable. Though our chairs are cushy as can be, we are not only talking about physical comfort here. We are talking about emotional comfort. In other words, peace of mind. Here are four ways we are committed to your peace of […]

Is Tooth Decay Contagious?

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Your mouth has a thriving community of bacteria. There are from 200-300 types. But relatively few cause tooth decay. Bacteria that cause cavities are in the Streptococcus Mutans family. The bacteria mix with sugar. This mixture creates a powerful acid. The acid reduces the calcium in tooth enamel. When the bacteria stays on teeth, it […]

Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

Categories: Oral Health
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Body piercings are a common form of self-expression seen around San Diego. At Marcos Ortega DDS, we encourage our patients to enhance their smiles in the healthiest way. Today’s post is for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Unfortunately, these piercings and the jewelry they use can lead to serious problemswith not only your […]