Meet Dr. Ayoub
Dr. Samir Ayoub and our San Francisco dentistry team share a passion for dentistry and a commitment to exceptional patient care. Our experience and skill directly correlate with your treatment outcomes, so we work with only the best. Every team member is handpicked based on a set of criteria including education and training.
Meet Dr. Samir Ayoub
Dr. Ayoub is a native San Franciscan. He attended Sacred Heart High School, graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (Phi Beta Kappa), and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCSF School of Dentistry (with honors) in 1975 (Oral Medicine Award to the top graduate).
He has been practicing dentistry in beautiful downtown San Francisco since 1976. Dr. Ayoub has been designing smiles with porcelain veneers, bonding and whitening since 1983.
Lifelong pursuit of excellence. Since graduating from dental school, his interest, enthusiasm, and passion in his chosen profession have led him to pursue numerous post-graduate educational courses and programs; in fact, he has traveled throughout the U.S. to learn from masters in all aspects of dentistry. For the past 20 years, he has pursued the best of dentistry by improving and perfecting his skills in the area of advanced cosmetic procedures.
Health – Function – Beauty. Dr. Ayoub believes in three tenets of Smile Design:
Health – Mouth is free of pain, infection, lesions, gum disease, and dental decay (carries)
Function – Oral system should be free of joint pain and symptoms of TMD. Ability to effectively and properly chew with proper teeth and jaw function.
Beauty – Dr. Ayoub believes everyone, of every budget, should have the availability to maximize the beauty of their teeth and ultimately have an attractive full and beautiful smile. He believes that everyone can look their best and smile without shame or hesitation and have pride in their smile.
Dr. Ayoub emphasizes results. He has placed thousands of veneers. His artistic skills, technical knowledge, vision and passion, combined with in-depth experience, have enabled him to achieve fantastic results for his patients.
A true artist is measured by the quality of his work. Dr. Ayoub believes that improving his patients’ smiles, through conservative, modern dental techniques and using the latest advanced materials, has a positive impact on their overall appearance and self-confidence.
He has been mentoring dentists nationally and internationally through lecture and hands-on experience in the Art and Science of creating a beautiful smile. He has probably done more smile design cases and porcelain veneers than any other dentist in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Dr. Ayoub has taught and mentored many San Francisco and Bay Area dentists in smile design and treated many dentists. Dr. Ayoub is oftentimes sought after to help colleagues with their own difficult cosmetic cases as well as treating other dentists — a true “dentist’s dentist”.
He has been a clinical instructor in the prestigious Aesthetic Advantage program in New York.
Dr. Ayoub was the Director of the Northern California Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry, teaching other dentists the Art and Science of creating a beautiful smile.
He was partner and was instrumental in creating the NCICD- Northern California Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry, where he was the Program Director and a Clinical Instructor.
He was the Program Director and Senior Clinical Instructor for CCADS – California Center for Advanced Dental Studies.
Currently, Dr. Ayoub lectures, gives presentations and has been interviewed on KGO Radio espousing the techniques and benefits of cosmetic dentistry and smile design.
He currently is Co-Founder, Program Director and Senior Clinical Instructor for The PAC – The Pacific Aesthetic Continuum.
The PAC mentors and teaches dentists about smile design and full mouth rehabilitation through lecture and supervision in live patient, hands-on programs. The PAC currently has mentoring programs for dentists in San Francisco, CA, Newport Beach, CA, Chicago, IL, Detroit, MI, and Denver, CO, soon in New York, NY.
He also teaches advanced cosmetic procedures in hands-on programs both nationally and internationally including New York, Florida and London. Dr. Ayoub teaches the Art and Science of Smile Design.
Dr. Ayoub is a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International, a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Oral Medicine, the Cranial Mandibular Institute, as well as national, state, and local dental societies.
Dr. Ayoub was honored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry at its Annual National Smile Gallery Competition for outstanding artistic and technical skill in cosmetic dentistry. He has received many awards for Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He was presented with seven medals (three gold, two silver, two bronze), including a tie for Best of Show from 270 submissions.
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To make an appointment with Dr. Ayoub to discuss your dental treatment needs, please call our office at (415) 781-2227.