There are basically two ways to handle a chipped tooth: 1. Panic. 2. See Dr. Marcos Ortega right away and get on with life. Dr. Marcos Ortega at Marcos Ortega DDS can fix a chipped tooth in a jiffy by determining the right solution and expertly preforming the procedure. Decay, missing teeth, braces, even crowns […]
It has now been 150 years since the first dental license was issued to Sir John Tomes. California dental patients should be grateful for the advances made in cosmetic dentistry during the past 150 years. There was a time when San Diego blacksmiths and wig makers would also extract teeth with forceps to make a […]
I recognize that my clients have other choices in San Diego area dental practices, and I work continually to earn their trust and surpass their expectations. Each Mission Hills, Mission Valley, and Hill Crest dentistry client is unique. Many of my patients come in twice-yearly for an exam and cleaning. We help them maintain excellent oral health. Some Bankers Hill cosmetic dentistry clients come to me seeking major restorative dental work. It is extremely gratifying to complete a smile makeover and see the client’s reaction when they see the result for the first time.
When my San Diego patients ask me about tooth restoration, I usually tell them about fixed (or ‘traditional’) dental bridges or dental implants. Dental implants are a popular concern for my San Diego tooth replacement patients. A dental implant consists of a titanium post surgically inserted into the jaw bone to replace the root of the missing tooth. The post integrates with the bone to provide a stable foundation for the replacement tooth.