Category: Oral Health
Dental Health Tips When You Are Under the Weather
Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on February 2, 2020
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
Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on January 3, 2020
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
Is Vaping Bad for Your Oral Health?
Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on September 5, 2019
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.
Common Causes of Cavities
Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on May 3, 2019
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?
Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on February 7, 2019
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
Dental Hygiene Hacks to Use in Everyday Life
Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on December 9, 2018
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.
Tips to Cut Out Sugar
Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on April 13, 2018
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 Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health
Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on July 20, 2017
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