When It’s Better Not To Brush

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Cuts heal. Bruises fade. Broken bones mend. The body’s ability to heal itself is truly amazing. But tooth enamel is different. When it’s gone, it’s gone. Though thin and partially translucent, tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body and has the important job of protecting teeth from constant use and the continual assault […]

6 Easy Ways To Eat Like A Dentist In San Diego

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There is nothing that influences your smile as much as your eating habits in San Diego, California. Develop good eating habits and your San Diego dentist will smile down on you too. Patients in Bankers Hill, Hillcrest, and Mission Hills would do well to follow the example of a dentist in what and how they eat.

Why Do San Diego Dentists Like Potatoes?

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The reason dentists like potatoes is because they are so “filling!” Ba-dum ching.

Lame joke, I know. But seriously, the wiser our patients in Bankers Hill and Hillcrest are about what they eat, the easier it will be to care for their dear old teeth.

Does Your San Diego Dentist Conjure Up Cavities?

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Here at Marcos Ortega, DDS, as much as we love to see our patients, we would prefer they all enjoyed healthy smiles and only had to visit a couple times a year for cleanings and checkups. Use preventative dental visits to improve your oral care techniques and break the cavity curse.