Dental Breakthroughs On The Horizon

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At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA, we use the latest proven dental technology to provide our patients with quality dentistry. In addition, we keep up-to-date on the most recent research that is propelling the industry forward. Here are some of the intriguing dental technologies currently being studied and tested: Fill and Heal: Bioactive […]

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 […]

Cosmetic Dental Masterpieces

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Porcelain veneers from Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA are a versatile treatment that can improve a range of flaws on any smile, and leave you with a dental masterpiece! Veneers are thin shells of medical-grade ceramic that are attached to the front of your teeth. They are custom-fitted for each tooth. Once they […]

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 […]

Tooth Bleaching Fact And Fiction

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You have probably seen ads for whitening products. In the last few years, the various terms have become indiscernible from each other. In this ocean of ads and slogans, how do you separate tooth bleaching fact from fiction? At Marcos Ortega DDS in San Diego CA, we have the information you need to pick the […]