April 26, 2016 We all want to maintain a bright and healthy smile. But the food you eat and beverages you drink can quickly stain otherwise healthy teeth and make you less confident about your smile. At Antigone Skoulas DDS we can whiten your teeth by one or two shades in just one hour by removing stains from: Wine Tea Coffee Candy Berries Tomato sauce Dr. Skoulas can...
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April 20, 2016 As general dentistry has evolved to consider cosmetic appearance as well as durability, the materials for fillings have expanded to include options that closely match your natural teeth. The four types of dental fillings that are typically used to fill cavities are: Cast gold Silver amalgam Tooth colored Ceramic Each filling has advantages and disadvantages related to the final appearance, durability, strength, and cost. Dr....
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April 14, 2016 The thought of braces as an adult is both inconvenient and embarrassing. After a certain age most San Francisco patients don’t want to spend years wearing braces, especially if they have a full-time job. That’s why Dr. Skoulas recommends Invisalign, a set of custom trays for adults who want to align their smile without the obvious discomfort of braces. Will Anyone Know I’m Wearing Invisalign?...
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April 6, 2016 If you’ve ever had a toothache, you know there isn’t anything else quite like it. Depending on the severity, it can make chewing difficult if not impossible and even cause pain to radiate throughout your face. For all the various causes of toothaches, only one thing is on your mind when you have one: doing anything you can to make it stop. Chronic tooth pain...
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March 30, 2016 As a busy SF professional, it can be challenging to find the right balance between work and self-care. Finding a trusted SF dentist with hours that work for you can be frustrating and cause you to compromise quality care for convenience. At Skoulas, DDS you can find the high-quality care and modern dentistry you deserve in the heart of downtown SF’s financial district. As a...
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March 22, 2016 While most SF patients routinely have cavities filled, a dental crown is a more permanent fix for teeth vulnerable to tooth decay. Dr. Skoulas suggests porcelain crowns for patients whose teeth are: Weak and cracked. Broken or worn down. Replaced with a dental implant. Decayed more extensively. Shaped or colored differently than other teeth. Crowns exemplify one of the best ways to restore the look...
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March 9, 2016 Dental Implants For the replacement of one or many missing teeth, dental implants can provide a number of benefits over bridges including: Protection from bone loss: When teeth are lost, the jaw bone in the surrounding area can diminish over time and be reabsorbed into the gums. Dental implants prevent this because they are inset directly into the bone rather than on top like a...
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March 3, 2016 Your smile is one of the first things that people see. If you have an aesthetic dental problem, it can ruin an otherwise perfect smile and cause you to lose confidence. Whether you want to improve your smile for your professional or personal life a set of healthy teeth always makes a better impression. If you have teeth that are uneven, need fillings replaced, or...
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February 23, 2016 Some San Francisco patients are reluctant to smile because their teeth are crooked, discolored, or damaged. Porcelain veneers completely restore the look of your teeth while protecting the surface from further damage. Dr. Skoulas recommends this procedure for patients who want: Straight, even teeth. Restoration after minor damage or fracturing. A brighter smile. To avoid the time and financial investment required for orthodontics. Porcelain veneers...
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February 16, 2016 Finding to time to see your dentist for routine check-ups, let alone to have cavities filled or aesthetic procedures to improve your smile can be impossible. Dr. Antigone Skoulas offers San Francisco patients convenient appointment times at her office located in the middle of San Francisco’s financial district. As a specialist in cosmetic and general dentistry with an M.B.A., Dr. Skoulas not only understands your...
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