July 3, 2017 It is normal that after a couple of years, our teeth start to become a little yellowish and less bright. Although we all start off with pearly white teeth, over time and eating various foods; our teeth become a bit discolored. For some San Francisco patients, the change in aesthetic can be a bit discouraging. Having yellow teeth is never appealing for anyone and can...
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June 22, 2017 When you have teeth pain, sometimes it’s hard to measure on a scale from one to ten. Typically, as a San Francisco patient, all you know is that you have a toothache and that it hurts a lot. Sometimes the pain can be tolerable yet frustrating. Other times, the pain can be so unbearable that it feels like you won’t make it through the day....
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June 12, 2017 Smiles can be MESMERIZING. Most often, your radiant smile is the first thing people notice about you. The way you laugh and how you smile in photographs can say a lot about you and your personality. For San Francisco residents, the way people react to you in social situations can also be largely based on how often you smile. For example, when you smile and...
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June 1, 2017 Having a toothache can feel like one of the worst pains in the world. Tooth pain can be caused by a number of issues including cavities, tooth decay, and more. Depending on how serious of the dental condition, you may have a small or a massive toothache. Regardless, it’s never fun to deal with tooth pain no matter how intense. At Dr. Skoulas, we know...
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May 22, 2017 Sometimes there are difficulties that happen in life that must be dealt with immediately. For instance, when you chip your tooth, most of the time San Francisco patients like to get it fixed as soon as possible. When this happens, it’s important to have your priorities in order. Besides keeping calm and figuring out what to do after chipping your tooth, having access to an...
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May 11, 2017 Everyone likes to indulge every once in a while when it comes to food. Whether it’s by allowing yourself to binge on some french fries, snack on sugary candies, or by treating yourself to some chocolate sweets. Actually, allowing yourself to enjoy little rewards is good for your mental health. However, when it comes to maximizing those indulgences, it can affect your dental health long-term....
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May 1, 2017 When you have a bad toothache, the unpleasant reality is that you probably have a cavity. The good news is that you can fix that problem with the right dental fillings. After your dentist discovers that fillings are what you need to correct the problem, you’re left with another choice: tooth-colored or metal dental fillings. Both have various advantages and disadvantages to each for both...
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March 6, 2017 Bad dental habits are common with most Americans. People tend to miss their regular dentist appointments, forget to brush their teeth, and regularly dismiss proper dental hygiene. Out of all of these bad habits, by far the most common one is the lack of flossing. Most San Francisco patients don’t realize that flossing is one the main contributors of cavities and overall dental hygiene issues....
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February 22, 2017 Have you ever eaten ice cream or a slushie and felt a not-so-pleasant sensation running through your teeth? If you eat or drink anything extremely hot in temperature, do you feel a similarly painful experience? This is what’s known as tooth sensitivity, and its common for a lot of San Francisco patients. While these are typically good indicators that you have sensitive teeth, checking with...
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February 9, 2017 Admittedly, most people don’t change their toothbrush as frequently as they’re supposed to. It’s not because we don’t want to have good dental hygiene, but it’s usually because we don’t know what the normal shelf life of a toothbrush is. However, using an old toothbrush for too long can actually be bad for your health. Changing your toothbrush frequently is a way to keep your...
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