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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.

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on March 16, 2017 - 9:00 am

If you are looking for a long-term solution to missing teeth, dental implants are a worthy consideration. They closely mimic the look, feel and function of a natural tooth, and keep the jawbone adequately stimulated to prevent serious complications. Nevertheless, before you decide to have a dental implant placed, you should know how long these…Read More

Professional Teeth Whitening vs. At-Home Whitening

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on January 20, 2017 - 9:00 am

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

Do You Need a Smile Makeover?

Submitted by Dr. Samir Ayoub on November 3, 2016 - 9:00 am

Have you heard the term “smile makeover,” but don’t know exactly what it means — and whether you might need one? As a leading smile makeover dentist in San Francisco, Dr. Samir Ayoub wants to clear up the confusion. A smile makeover is the process of improving the appearance of the smile through a combination…Read More