General Dentistry

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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There are many reasons why patients in San Francisco may need a root canal, including tooth decay, grinding of the teeth, old fillings, trauma and more. The good news is that a root canal is a routine procedure for a reputable dentist like Dr. Skoulas. Avoiding a root canal could potentially lead to other dental …

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There are many things we have little or no control over; life’s up’s and down’s happen to us all. Unexpected situations arise every day, running the gamut from pleasant little surprises to serious calamities. So, it is comforting to people who do business in the financial district of San Francisco to know that you have …

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Have you ever consciously decided that “Today, I am going to voluntarily choose to undermine my career, interfere with my close relationships, and destroy the health of my teeth and body?” Of course not. When it’s put like that, it sounds utterly ridiculous. But if you stop to consider the cumulative effects of tobacco usage, …

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Being located in the heart of the financial district means that we have the privilege to serve many hard working, career-minded patients. Living in such a fast-paced place like San Francisco, our patients understand how important it is to their career and social lives to have great dental health. In this blog post, we want …

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