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Signs You Could Have Sleep Apnea

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on August 11, 2018 - 9:00 am

Sleep apnea is a very serious type of sleep-disordered breathing that causes frequent cessations in breath. The most common type of sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea, occurs when the tissues at the back of the throat or the tongue partially or completely block the airway, impeding the normal flow of air. If you have sleep…Read More

Understanding TMJ: What It Is and How to Treat It

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on July 12, 2018 - 9:00 am

The temporomandibular joint, or the TMJ, is located on either side of the head and connects the lower jaw to the skull. If you place your fingers in front of your ears and open your mouth, you can feel the TMJ in action. This area may feel tight or sore on occasion, but for people…Read More

The Versatility of Porcelain Veneers

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on June 12, 2018 - 9:00 am

Porcelain veneers are a highly utilized and versatile tool in a cosmetic dentist’s toolbox. These tiny pieces of porcelain are bonded to the front of imperfect teeth, where flaws are most noticeable, to transform their appearance. In this post, San Francisco cosmetic dentist Dr. Samir Ayoub discusses some of the many ways that he can…Read More

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on May 13, 2018 - 9:00 am

If you feel nervous or anxious about dental treatment, you’re not alone. It is estimated that up to 15 percent of Americans experience dental anxiety, and some are so apprehensive about going to the dentist that they avoid it entirely. Dr. Samir Ayoub is a gentle and compassionate dentist who wants you to feel comfortable…Read More

Tips to Cut Out Sugar

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on April 13, 2018 - 9:00 am

The detrimental effect of sugar on your oral health is well-documented. Eating a sugary diet puts you at risk of cavities and can gradually destroy your teeth. Dr. Samir Ayoub and the team at San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry care about your oral health and want to help you enjoy a healthy smile for life. Cutting…Read More

How Important Is It to Replace a Missing Tooth?

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on March 14, 2018 - 9:00 am

Every tooth plays a critical role in the structure of your mouth and the health and integrity of the surrounding teeth. Missing one or more teeth can affect your appearance, oral health and daily life. Below, Dr. Samir Ayoub, a skilled San Francisco restorative dentist, explains why it is important to replace a missing tooth…Read More

Do I Need Full Mouth Reconstruction?

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on September 20, 2017 - 9:00 am

Full mouth reconstruction is the process of rebuilding or replacing all or most of the teeth in the upper and lower jaws. The treatment plan typically includes a combination of restorative and general dentistry services. In this post, Dr. Samir Ayoub, a talented and compassionate restorative dentist in San Francisco, explains who might benefit from…Read More

How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on July 20, 2017 - 9:00 am

According to the American Psychological Association, 75 percent of American adults experienced moderate to high levels of stress in the past month; 50 percent of adults say their stress has increased from the previous year. All of this stress can manifest in different physical ways: headaches, fatigue and digestive problems, just to name a few….Read More

Teeth-Staining Foods to Avoid

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on May 12, 2017 - 9:00 am

Diet plays a big role in the color and appearance of the teeth. Eating a lot of certain colorful foods, like berries and tomato sauce, can cause the teeth to yellow, stain and discolor. Read on as San Francisco cosmetic dentist Samir Ayoub reveals more teeth-staining foods to avoid (or enjoy in moderation).

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Submitted by San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry on March 16, 2017 - 9:00 am

If you are looking for a long-term solution to missing teeth, dental implants are a worthy consideration. They closely mimic the look, feel and function of a natural tooth, and keep the jawbone adequately stimulated to prevent serious complications. Nevertheless, before you decide to have a dental implant placed, you should know how long these…Read More