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Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth: What to Know

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on April 2, 2020 - 9:00 am
Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth

Teeth whitening for sensitive teeth is something best left to professionals. While over-the-counter teeth whitening kits are becoming ever more popular, you’ll want to turn to a professional if you suffer from sensitive teeth. Unlike over-the-counter kits, a professional dentist can provide desensitizing agents, control the amount of bleaching gel and monitor your treatment progress…Read More

What Foods Can You Eat After Dental Implant Placement?

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on March 3, 2020 - 9:00 am
Foods After Dental Implant Placement

Proper post-operative care is very important following any sort of dental surgery. Dental implant placement is a serious medical procedure, so you’ll want to follow your surgeon’s post-operative care instructions to the letter. As a general rule, you should stick with liquids and soft foods for the first few days — proper nutrition is important,…Read More

Dental Health Tips When You Are Under the Weather

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on February 2, 2020 - 9:00 am
Dental Health Tips

Feeling under the weather? If so, it can be difficult to maintain a regular dental hygiene routine. However, maintaining a proper oral care plan throughout your sickness is very important. Below, Dr. Ayoub of San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry outlines his top five tips for proper dental care when you’re not feeling your best.

What To Do If You Have Bad Breath

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on January 3, 2020 - 9:00 am
Bad Breath

Halitosis, or bad breath, is extremely common. According to the American Dental Association, studies show 50 percent of adults have suffered from bad breath at one time or another. Though unpleasant, bad breath is very treatable. Sometimes improving your breath is easier than you think. Read on as Dr. Samir Ayoub suggests what to do…Read More

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on December 4, 2019 - 9:00 am
Healthy Gums

When it comes to oral health, some people focus exclusively on their teeth while forgetting about their gums. However, healthy teeth need healthy gums. If the gums are not well cared-for and end up developing problems, it can threaten the health of the teeth, too. Luckily, Dr. Samir Ayoub is an excellent resource on gum…Read More

Why Implants Are Superior to Other Tooth Replacement Options

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on November 4, 2019 - 9:00 am
Dental Implants San Francisco

Nobody likes to think about losing a tooth or undergoing tooth extraction. The prospect of having a noticeable gap or losing normal chewing function is very upsetting. But if you find yourself facing tooth loss or extraction, it is good to know that you have several replacement options. One such option, dental implants, stands head…Read More

Unexpected Benefits of Invisalign

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on October 4, 2019 - 9:00 am
Benefits of Invisalign

Last year, Dr. Samir Ayoub blogged about some of the incredible benefits of Invisalign, the orthodontic system that straightens teeth through a series of clear, removable plastic aligners. With benefits like those mentioned in the article, it’s easy to see why Invisalign is so popular among teens and adults alike. Dr. Ayoub thought it would…Read More

Is Vaping Bad for Your Oral Health?

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on September 5, 2019 - 9:00 am
Vaping Bad for Your Oral Health San Francisco

Lately Dr. Samir Ayoub has seen an uptick in the number of patients who quit smoking combustible cigarettes in favor of electronic cigarettes or vape pens. Although vaping appears to pose fewer oral health risks than smoking or chewing tobacco, it can still have a negative effect on the health and appearance of your smile.

Solutions to Fix Crowded Teeth

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on August 5, 2019 - 9:00 am
Solutions to Fix Crowded Teeth San Francisco

Teeth crowding occurs when there isn’t enough room in the mouth for all of the teeth to fit comfortably. Instead, they start to press against each other, overlapping and twisting. Sometimes certain teeth can shift in front of or behind one another. Not only are crowded teeth problematic to the aesthetics of a smile, they…Read More

Why Aren’t Your Teeth As White As You Would Like?

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on July 7, 2019 - 9:00 am
Tooth Discoloration Sources

Few qualities are more appealing than a bright, white smile. If your teeth aren’t as white as you would like, it may be due to food or beverages, medications or other sources. Read on as Dr. Samir Ayoub reveals some of the common causes of tooth discoloration and stains.