February 10, 2016 Choosing a cosmetic dentist can seem like a lot of effort. Sure, you want someone who can get the job done, but is the dental office modern and aesthetically pleasing? Does it make you feel comfortable? Do your results look and function the way you expect them to? San Francisco cosmetic dentist Dr. Antigone Skoulas knows that all these things are important when you’re seeking...
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February 1, 2016 Everyone knows that routine dental checkups are important, but what should you do if you’re losing sleep because of tooth pain? In most cases, cavities and minor dental ailments are painless at the beginning. Once you’re in pain it means that the infection or tooth decay has progressed to the nerve and you need immediate treatment. Dr. Skoulas understands this can cause severe problems that...
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January 6, 2016 If you’re like most people, you’ve probably looked at your teeth in the mirror recently and wished they were a little (or maybe a lot) whiter than they are. Look at the abundance of home whitening products at your local grocery store and you’ll know you’re not the only one with whitening on your mind. With such an array of home whitening options available, you...
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November 15, 2015 A recent report provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showed that over 47% of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal disease. This statistic is alarming enough, but the study also shows that things aren’t improving as people age, with over 70% of adults over the age of 65 having the disease. With numbers like this, it’s hard to...
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November 4, 2015 It happens all the time – the next big thing in technology comes along, enabling us to do things better and faster than we could before. Things we didn’t even know were possible become staples of everyday life, and on the cycle goes. In modern aesthetic dentistry, as in many other medical fields, the advantages of technological advances can be passed on directly to patients,...
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October 7, 2015 Even if you aren’t sure what a root canal entails, we’re fairly certain you’ve heard of them before. Discussions about root canals are usually punctuated with words that make you pretty certain you never want to get one yourself, but the truth is, root canals end the pain experienced before treatment very quickly. San Francisco root canal patients have nothing to fear from this procedure,...
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September 9, 2015 Dental crowns have been in use for many years to remedy many cosmetic and structural dental issues. While the way crowns are placed and the problems they solve haven’t changed much, they have become available in a variety of different materials – some better than others. Porcelain crowns have often been considered the most desirable because they are the equivalant aesthetic match for natural teeth,...
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August 5, 2015 Have you ever found yourself clenching or grinding your teeth in a stressful situation? Occasional grinding and clenching of teeth is fairly common and isn’t considered problematic, but what if you do it constantly? Constant grinding of teeth, known as bruxism, can lead to a number of dental issues, and can often occur at night when you aren’t even aware you’re doing it. But not...
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July 8, 2015 When you were a kid, your parents probably nagged you about how important it is to brush your teeth after you eat. Maybe you didn’t listen as well as you should have and even lost a few baby teeth to cavities. Many people still think that cavities are just something kids get, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. As adults, we’re even more...
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July 1, 2015 Are you ready to jump back into the dating pool after a long absence? Good for you! It can be challenging to polish off your old pick-up lines, endure those first awkward conversations, or deal with the jitters before a first date (they don’t go away).
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