Have you noticed that your natural bite feels a bit off or that chewing isn’t as easy
At West Portal Family Dentistry, our professionals are here to help patients in and around the
Your teeth are designed to perform as a team, aligning in a way that allows you to chew efficiently and speak clearly. When that alignment is out of balance, discomfort, dental and overall health problems may result. The dentists at West Portal Family Dentistry provide bite adjustment to help San Francisco area patients enjoy better oral health.
You may be in need of bite adjustment if you experience:
Bite adjustment is a technique that improves the way teeth meet together when you bite down, equalizing pressure on the teeth and reducing strain on the jaw joint. In some cases, bite adjustment is a quick, chairside procedure. For other patients, prep work and models are required for complex adjustment.
Bite adjustment is a multi-step process:
Bite adjustment can cure or dramatically reduce bruxism (excessive clenching and grinding at night) and TMJ disorders, as well as discomfort and oral damage associated with these conditions. Call West Portal Family Dentistry in San Francisco at (415) 604-9292 to schedule a bite adjustment assessment.
A graduate from UC San Francisco with a Doctor of Dental Science degree, Dr. Terri Nguyen has over 20 years of expertise in the field of dental practice. She is known for her caring and passionate nature towards her patients whilst having a wealth of knowledge and technical skill.
Dr. Nguyen continues to update herself with newer and tested treatment methods and technology to ensure that she is capable of delivering the best possible service to her clients. Her areas of specialty include root canal therapy, implant dentistry and cosmetic treatment. She is also a prestigious member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Laura Huynh dedicates herself to providing the highest level of dental care to patients of all ages. While she has over 15 years of experience in all areas of general practice, she especially enjoys pediatric dentistry and cosmetic dentistry for adults.
A UC Irvine graduate, Dr. Huynh obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Arthur Dugoni Dental School at University of Pacific. She stays on top of the latest trends and technologies in dentistry by following continuing education courses annually. She is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and San Francisco Dental Society.