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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.

3 Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments at San Francisco Aesthetic Dentistry

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on June 7, 2019 - 9:00 am

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, cosmetic dentists like Dr. Samir Ayoub can draw from a variety of tools and techniques to improve it. Cosmetic dentistry treatments and technology continue to advance, offering you more options than ever to achieve a bright, healthy looking smile. Take a moment to learn about…Read More

Common Causes of Cavities

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on May 3, 2019 - 9:00 am
Common Causes of Cavities

Cavities are one of the most common dental problems Dr. Samir Ayoub sees at his practice. Ninety two percent of adults have had cavities at some point in their life. These tiny holes or openings in the teeth are caused by factors Dr. Ayoub will outline in this post.

What Is a Dental Deep Cleaning?

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on February 7, 2019 - 9:00 am
Scaling and Root Planing

During a standard dental cleaning, a hygienist uses special instruments and techniques to remove bacteria and plaque between the teeth and along the gumline that can be missed with everyday brushing and flossing. However, some of our patients require a specific procedure, called a “dental deep cleaning,” that goes above and beyond a basic cleaning….Read More

Foods and Beverages to Avoid after Teeth Whitening

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on January 8, 2019 - 9:00 am
What Not to Eat After Teeth Whitening

After investing the time, money and effort into teeth whitening, you want to enjoy your results as long as possible. Newly whitened teeth are very susceptible to staining, so it is important to make good choices about what you consume in the two or three days immediately following whitening treatment. Read on as Dr. Samir…Read More

Dental Hygiene Hacks to Use in Everyday Life

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on December 9, 2018 - 9:00 am
Daily Oral Hygiene Tips

Oral hygiene does not have to be time-consuming or complicated. A few simple “hacks” can result in a cleaner, healthier and more attractive smile. Read on as Dr. Samir Ayoub shares his best dental hygiene hacks to use in everyday life.