General Dentistry

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 …

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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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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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