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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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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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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July 1, 2015 You might have a powerful and inexpensive weapon against heart disease. It’s sitting in your medicine cabinet: your toothbrush. Most people are not aware of the relationship between oral health and heart health even today. A spokeswoman for the American Dental Association relates that oral health and gum disease in particular, is linked with serious conditions like heart attacks and strokes.
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July 1, 2015 Relaxation and the holidays – not two words you usually associate with each other, but you might want to change that to avoid premature aging. Studies looking at the effect of stress continue to mount, demonstrating that chronic stress causes biological changes in the human body.
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July 1, 2015 To ensure your overall well-being, it is important to maintain good oral health. Make sure you visit the dentist regularly as this is important for optimizing healthy gums and teeth. Here are simple tips to follow to ensure good oral health and hygiene...
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July 1, 2015 Bad breath – also known as halitosis – is an unpleasant condition that can cause a great deal of embarrassment.  And, for many people, it is made even worse by the fact they don’t even know that they have it. There are many possible causes for bad breath so, if you think you might have the problem, talk to your dentist.
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July 1, 2015 Halloween is approaching, which means costumes, Jack O’ lanterns, and candy. Lots and lots of candy. Growing up, I bet your dentist warned you against eating too much sugar or you’d rot your teeth out! The truth is that any trace particles of food can feed the bacteria living in your teeth and result in the plaque that causes cavities.
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