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What Are the Benefits of Invisalign?

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on September 10, 2018 - 9:00 am
Benefits of Invisalign

One of the most exciting advances in orthodontic technology is the development of the Invisalign system. Instead of bothering with clunky, uncomfortable metal braces, Invisalign patients wear a series of clear plastic trays (similar to a mouthguard) to shift teeth into the proper alignment and position. San Francisco cosmetic dentist Samir Ayoub is pleased to…Read More

Signs You Could Have Sleep Apnea

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub 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 Dr. Samir Ayoub 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 Dr. Samir Ayoub 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 Dr. Samir Ayoub 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 Dr. Samir Ayoub 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 Dr. Samir Ayoub 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 Dr. Samir Ayoub 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 Dr. Samir Ayoub 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 Dr. Samir Ayoub on May 12, 2017 - 9:00 am
Foods that stain your teeth

If you want to keep your teeth pearly white, it is important to understand the staining effects that your diet can have. Eating certain colorful foods, like berries and tomato sauce, can lead to discolored or yellow teeth. Read on as San Francisco cosmetic dentist Dr. Samir Ayoub discusses five foods that stain your teeth.