January 29, 2020 If unfortunately, you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants can provide fully renewed oral function and aesthetic appeal. In fact, dental implants are the best tooth replacement option available today. Our doctors at Skoulas, DDS and Associates strategically place titanium screws directly into the jawbone, making them secure, stable, and permanent.
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January 15, 2020 Let’s face it: toothaches hurt! There’s nothing quite as painful or distracting as a tooth with a sharp or dull ache. It makes patients want to head to a local dentist ASAP! If you have a toothache, you should always schedule an appointment with our San Francisco dentists so they can make sure something more serious isn’t going on. But between now and when you...
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January 10, 2020 At Skoulas, DDS and Associates in San Francisco, our doctors prioritize patient comfort, dental efficiency, and quality care above all else. Before beginning treatment on any patient, our doctors ensure everyone has a full understanding of their treatment options and are confident in their decisions. Not only that, but our doctors are constantly working to further their professional development through continued education and training.
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January 2, 2020 Who wants bad breath? Certainly, no San Francisco worker or resident! Sometimes, dentists have to gently tell patients that they need to practice better oral hygiene to prevent bad breath, or they come to them because they’ve noticed the problem on their own. Here are some tips on how you can prevent bad breath from ever happening. Brush Your Teeth Twice a Day We’ve all...
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December 17, 2019 Some San Francisco dental patients go to the dentist every 6 months because they know they’re supposed to. But they don’t understand the importance of tooth enamel and protecting their teeth from losing it. Here’s a discussion about why tooth enamel is important, and 3 ways you can prevent enamel erosion to avoid tooth decay. What is Tooth Enamel? Tooth enamel is translucent, naturally occurring...
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December 3, 2019 We know that in a place as eco-conscious as San Francisco, you may have heard horror stories of fluoride usage. It’s a common issues that’s circulating the Internet and natural living groups. Rest assured, our dentists are here not only to put all those fears at ease, but also to help you understand why fluoride usage is so important to your overall dental health. What...
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November 23, 2019 San Francisco patients absolutely love their porcelain veneers because of how easy they are to maintain and care for. Here are some helpful tips for caring for your veneers: Keep up oral hygiene – Patients should continue to brush and floss their teeth just like before. Keeping your teeth healthy is just as important with porcelain veneers as without. Regular brushing and flossing will keep...
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November 19, 2019 Sometimes at bi-annual checkups, San Francisco residents are in a rush. They want to avoid dental x-rays and skip straight to teeth cleaning. But our dentists recommend their patients always get dental x-rays during their bi-annual checkups. The reason – dental x-rays can catch a number of oral health issues early on. And the earlier you catch an issue, the easier it is to treat....
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November 5, 2019 No dental patient wants to hear those dreaded words when they come into the dentist for a bi-annual check up: “You’ve got a cavity.” Not only does that mean you must schedule a secondary dental visit despite a busy work schedule, but it also means that dreaded shot of novocaine, the drilling of one’s tooth, and a tooth filling (thank goodness teeth fillings are white...
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October 21, 2019 Our doctors care deeply about their San Francisco patients. They care so much that they spend a significant amount of time talking to patients about preventative measures they can take to avoid dental issues. One of the most important preventative tips our doctors stresse to their patients is the importance of flossing. While we all know that we should floss our teeth at least once...
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