The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Your Diet Can Have an Impact on Your Oral Health

Many people are aware that acidic beverages can affect the strength and feel of their tooth enamel. Even in the short-term you might feel a change in the surface texture after consuming a strongly acidic drink. However, there are other nutritional factors that can also have a long-term impact on... Read more »

A Water Flosser Device Might Help Maintain Good Oral Hygiene With Traditional Braces

The various components of traditional braces create a dynamic matrix capable of correcting your child's misaligned teeth. However, the brackets, bands and wires of this orthodontic system can often create an area that is hard to clean with simple dental floss and a manual toothbrush. If residual food material and... Read more »

Smile Bright With Veneers

Do you dream of having a Hollywood smile? Are you tired of minor cosmetic flaws in your teeth? Ask us how veneers, thin shells of porcelain or resin material that are cemented to the front of the visible teeth to improve their appearance, can help. There are many benefits to... Read more »

Helpful Information About Teeth Whitening

Are your teeth yellowed or stained? If you yearn for a smile that you can show off with pride, look into teeth whitening. Am I a good candidate for teeth whitening? In a general sense, those with all adult teeth and good dental health are candidates for teeth whitening procedures.... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Ortiz Dental San Diego, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »