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
Imperfections can occur to the smile over time. Some patients may also have imperfections that have been present over the years, and they may not have been sure as to the best way to address them. Cosmetic dentistry has come a long way, and many patients in San Francisco, CA, find that dental bonding can cover one tooth or several teeth and provide natural repair. At West Portal Family Dentistry, we work with new and current patients to help them achieve the appearance they desire with composite resin bonding, a popular aesthetic solution. What is composite resin bonding? When it … Continue reading
A beautiful smile may not come naturally for everyone. Some patients may struggle with problems such as misalignment of the dental arch, gaps between teeth, staining, or breakage. Any of these imperfections can negatively impact the appearance of the smile and make patients feel self-conscious about the way they look. If you have blemishes such as this near the front of your smile, we welcome you to call the team at West Portal Family Dentistry in San Francisco, CA to learn more about porcelain veneers! How can veneers change the smile? Porcelain veneers are best explained as custom-made facings … Continue reading
At West Portal Family Dentistry, patients in and around the San Francisco, CA area are encouraged to work with Drs. Terri M. Nguyen and Laura T. Huynh to learn about cosmetic services that are offered to achieve improved aesthetics. The smile may naturally have imperfections, and this is why our dentists offer solutions such as dental bonding services. Understanding dental bonding Dental bonding is a treatment that is performed to improve the appearance of teeth. It is done during a single appointment, making it highly desirable when compared to porcelain veneers, which are not only more time consuming but … Continue reading
Are porcelain veneers permanent? San Francisco, CA area dentist educates patients on these restorations
When patients in San Francisco, CA visit West Portal Family Dentistry to ask about cosmetic procedures for their smiles, they may be introduced to the idea of placing porcelain veneers. They are thin, ceramic restorations that are bonded over the front of teeth to disguise imperfections, including: Permanent staining Unusually shaped teeth Crooked teeth Gaps between teeth Fractured teeth Drs. Terri Nguyen and Laura Huynh provide porcelain veneers for patients who want a natural-looking option for addressing aesthetic issues. Are porcelain veneers permanent? Veneers are a fixed option. They are unlike solutions such as partial dentures, which are to … 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.