December 26, 2018 Dental crowns are extremely strong, and many times can last a lifetime for San Francisco patients. However, accidents can happen at any time, and a crown can become chipped or broken as a result. Sometimes the discomfort felt is enough to call an emergency dentist right away, but sometimes patients don’t feel any difference. At the very least, a broken crown should prompt patients to...
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December 10, 2018 Porcelain veneers provide many benefits to San Francisco patients. They provide an alternative to traditional orthodontics while achieving similar results, as well as rejuvenating the appearance of damaged teeth. And possibly the best thing about porcelain veneers is that the process is much quicker than orthodontics, so patients won’t have to wait very long to get the smile they’ve desired and deserve. Most patients rely...
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November 26, 2018 After patients in San Francisco get a professional teeth whitening treatment, the main question asked is how can they maintain their beautiful results. The simple answer is to brush and floss the teeth regularly. However, there are some other daily habits that can be altered to create longer-lasting results, so patients can have bright and shiny white teeth for years to come. Here are some...
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November 9, 2018 Most people in San Francisco know what to do if they experience a medical emergency, but what about a dental emergency? Knowing what is considered to be a dental emergency is the first step. Losing a crown, bridge or filling may seem like a call to an emergency dentist is needed, but the reality is getting the next appointment during normal business hours is sufficient...
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October 26, 2018 Anyone in San Francisco who has smoked for prolonged periods of time will likely experience discolored teeth at some point. This is a known result of smoking, but the good news is the discoloration doesn’t have to be permanent. There are plenty of products and kits available on the market claiming to be the best for removing stains from the teeth caused by smoking, but...
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October 12, 2018 Having confidence starts with a great smile for many people in San Francisco. Straight, white teeth can make a smile look attractive and provide a major boost to anyone’s self-esteem. The good news is no matter what a person’s current dental health is, a cosmetic dentist like Dr. Skoulas can help improve any smile and help each patient achieve their dental goals. Here are five...
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September 28, 2018 A root canal is one of the most common procedures performed by Dr. Skoulas in her San Francisco office. There are many reasons why patients may need a root canal and many ways to prevent it from being necessary in the first place. As much pride as Dr. Skoulas has when helping her patients feel better about their dental health by providing root canals, she...
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September 14, 2018 A common misconception about root canals is they are mostly done in an emergency. This is true in some cases, but most of the time a root canal is scheduled early when certain symptoms arise. No patient in San Francisco wants to get a root canal. However, the process is routine for an experienced dentist like Dr. Skoulas, and patients can get back to living...
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