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Category: Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth: What to Know

Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on April 2, 2020
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

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

Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on July 7, 2019
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.

Foods and Beverages to Avoid after Teeth Whitening

Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on January 8, 2019
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

Do Whitening Toothpastes Work?

Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on November 9, 2018
Whitening Toothpastes

There are so many teeth whitening products on the market today, it can be difficult to find the best fit for your needs. Some people use whitening toothpastes because they are affordable and easily fit into a normal brushing routine. However, whitening toothpastes don’t always deliver the desired results. Read on as San Francisco cosmetic…Read More

Teeth-Staining Foods to Avoid

Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on May 12, 2017
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.

Professional Teeth Whitening vs. At-Home Whitening

Written by Dr. Samir Ayoub on January 20, 2017

Teeth whitening is a safe and effective treatment to get rid of stains and discoloration and enjoy a whiter, brighter smile. If you are interested in teeth whitening, there are a few ways to go about it. You can choose to have your teeth whitened by a dentist during an in-office treatment, or you could…Read More