If you are missing teeth or need a tooth extraction, you should not overlook the importance of replacements. Without all your teeth, you could face functional issues with proper chewing and speaking. Additionally, there could be long-term dental health issues if you allow gaps to remain in your smile. Dr. Terri Nguyen and the West Portal Family Dentistry team in San Francisco welcome you in to address these issues. Dr. Nguyen has been performing successful dental implant procedures for years. As a result, patients in San Francisco consistently walk away with beautiful smiles. Let’s look at what a dental implant … Continue reading
In a perfect world, we don’t notice how hard our teeth and jaws work to function properly. The key to that healthy, comfortable, ignorable bite is balance. When each tooth is well-aligned, they work in conjunction to help us chew comfortably, speak clearly, and smile with pride. If that balance is out of whack for some reason, it can cause various problems—from pain to larger hygiene issues. Luckily, the team at West Portal Family Dentistry are specially trained in bite adjustment procedures to make sure all patients in the San Francisco, CA, area are operating at the highest level of oral health and … Continue reading
We all know someone who’s had their wisdom teeth removed. It’s one of the most common oral surgeries and can be managed now with a minimal time commitment and little discomfort. Whether preventative or prescribed, identifying potential wisdom teeth problems is an area of expertise for Dr. Nguyen of West Portal Family Dentistry in San Francisco, CA. She will guide you through the process, ensuring you understand all the steps and ensure that your surgery is as painless and easy as possible. While “surgery” may sound scary, the process is very routine, and patients often manage recovery independently. Wisdom Teeth Surgery Prevents Potential Problems Wisdom teeth … Continue reading
Dental teeth bonding is a cosmetic option that is becoming popular and offers many wonderful benefits. You may find yourself wondering if such a procedure is worth the cost and time required. Bonding teeth allows a dentist to correct any cosmetic imperfections and defects using composite resin. Terri Nguyen and her team at West Portal Family Dentistry in San Francisco, CA provide this solution for patients looking to enhance and better their smile through a simple, comfortable procedure. Dr. Nguyen will apply a tooth-colored composite resin (which matches the natural shade of your teeth) onto any affected teeth to correct … Continue reading
Quality dentures are an often-chosen alternative for missing teeth by patients in the San Francisco area. Getting new dentures does not have to be something you are embarrassed about. Millions of Americans have some form of denture. Modern dentures offer an aesthetically pleasing and well-functioning solution to those who suffer from an incomplete smile. Dr. Terri Nguyen and her team at West Portal Family Dentistry offer an array of denture options including full, partial, and specialized implanted dentures. If you are seeking dentures, you want to make sure you are choosing an experienced and trusted provider. Dr. Nguyen provides dentures … Continue reading
Your smile is the first thing most people notice about you, and discoloration can have a serious impact on self-esteem. Dr. Terri Nguyen offers expert teeth whitening services for patients with a variety of needs and goals in the San Francisco area. She brings years of experience and knowledge to your consultation and can help you decide which of the many options available is right for you. A wide range of daily activities can result in stained teeth, from drinking coffee or tea to smoking or chewing tobacco. Almost any food or beverage with strong coloring can result in visible … Continue reading
Dental implants are widely considered the best alternative to natural teeth. Implants are natural-looking, long-lasting restorations that fuse with your jaw, making them reliable, strong, and the closest thing available to natural teeth. They will restore your smile, while protecting surrounding teeth from potential damage or loss. Dr. Terri Nguyen at West Portal Family Dentistry is a board-certified dentist who specializes in the placement of dental implants. She works closely with each patient, informing you about the process and benefits of implants, without pushing unnecessary treatments. If dental implants are right for you, she will help you understand what to … Continue reading
Dentures are not just for the elderly. Dentist in San Francisco offers Implant Dentures for young patients
At West Portal Family Dentistry, Dr. Terri Nguyen and her staff provide you with care you can trust and depend on. This includes any form of oral surgery you may require. Oral surgeries including tooth extraction, bone grafting, and gum surgery are all performed with the utmost professionalism and care you would expect and that you deserve. If you are a dental patient in the San Francisco, CA area looking for oral surgery near you that can be counted on, look no further than West Portal Family Dentistry. One particular form of oral surgery is avoided unless it is absolutely … Continue reading
If you have front teeth which are missing or damaged, front teeth dental crowns or a bridge may be right for rectifying your situation. Crowns and bridges for front teeth are very natural looking and are longer lasting than ever before. Dr. Terri Nguyen provides top-quality bridge and crown restorations at West Portal Family Dentistry in San Francisco, CA. Let’s take a look at why a front tooth dental crown may be the answer you’ve been seeking. Dental Crowns for Front Teeth While most think of dental crowns as being meant for back teeth (molars) they are actually a dental … Continue reading
At West Portal Family Dentistry, Dr. Terri Nguyen and her team are dedicated to the administration of general dental services to patients in San Francisco, CA area. Whether you are a long-time resident of the area looking for a new dentist or are new to the area and find yourself thinking “where can I find a general dentist near me?”, Dr. Nguyen would love to be your partner on the journey to excellent dental health. Dr. Nguyen’s top priority is making sure you maintain healthy teeth and gums and will work with you in creating and maintaining a successful dental … Continue reading
A graduate from UC San Francisco with a Doctor of Dental Science degree, Dr. 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.