This post looks at one of the miracles of modern science: restorative dentistry. At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego, we define this as restoring your teeth to a healthy, functional, pleasing condition. Say you were a biomedical engineer working in dentistry before the advent of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation […]
Dental anxiety and the more severe dental phobia impact many people, including some of our patients here at Marcos Ortega DDS. Today’s post answers some questions asked about this important topic. What are the long-term consequences of dental anxiety and dental phobia? The most detrimental consequence is when a dental phobic patient delays dental care […]
Are you or a family member apprehensive about going to the dentist? Has a past experience with pain or discomfort caused you to start panicking when you think about having your teeth worked on? Have you neglected going to the dentist and fear the amount of work that might need to be carried out? If […]
At Marcos Ortega DDS, we have been providing sedation since 1986. We offer different levels of sedation and a choice of medication including oral analgesics, nitrous oxide, and oral conscious sedation.