Important Notice.

Dear Patient,

We trust this finds you well. As an essential healthcare provider, West Portal Family Dentistry has kept limited hours throughout the entire shelter in place order, to provide urgent care for our community. We have seen many of you, as well as, some new people from the community who needed emergency care.

We will be adding office hours starting Tuesday, May 12, 2020 and resuming normal schedule by Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

We will be returning to a “new normal” way of providing dental care, in order to ensure the safety of all our patients and staff. We have put in place enhanced protocols per CDC and ADA guidelines to accomplish this goal. We will be screening all staff and patients every day for symptoms of COVID 19. The temperature will be taken and screening questions will be asked and recorded. The reception area was reconfigured to allow for social distancing. The schedule was modified to lessen the number of people in the office at the same time. The enhanced intra-oral suctioning system will be deployed for appropriate procedures to better control aerosols. We have always followed strict OSHA guidelines for disinfecting and sterilizing surfaces, equipments, and instruments; and we will continue to do so. Enhanced PPE protocols will be used to ensure we deliver the safest possible dentistry for our patients and staff.

Please contact us via phone at 415.661.7779 or via email should you have any questions or concerns. We greatly appreciate your patience and cooperation throughout this challenging, new normal way of delivering the best possible dental care to you.

Take care and see you soon !

Dr. Terri Nguyen and West Portal Family Dentistry Team

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Dr. Terri Nguyen

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Dr. Terri M. Nguyen is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and former UCSF dental instructor, with

more than 20 years of experience

Dr. Nguyen has been in general dentistry private practice since 1997. She brings a wealth of educational background, technical expertise, and passion for helping others to every dental appointment. Her goal is to make a positive difference in each smile in her care, with improved oral health and aesthetically pleasing results.

As a UC Irvine graduate, Dr. Nguyen earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UC San Francisco, with a secondary degree in Dental Sciences. She instructed at UCSF’s dental clinic from 1997 to 1998. She stays current with advances in techniques, materials, and technologies through annual continuing education courses. Dr. Nguyen takes a special interest in root canal therapy, implant dentistry, and cosmetic treatments.

Dr. Nguyen maintains active membership in:
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry


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Dr. Laura Huynh

Dr. Laura Huynh is a good dentist in San Francisco, CA
Dr. Laura T. Huynh is a member of the American Dental Association and California Dental Association with

more than 15 years of experience

Dr. Laura Huynh is dedicated to providing the highest level of dental care to patients of all ages. She is known for her natural ability to communicate easily with children, helping them feel at ease in the chair. While Dr. Huynh is experienced in all aspects of general practice, she especially enjoys the rewards and challenges of children’s dentistry, and cosmetic treatments for adults.

Dr. Huynh graduated from University of California, Irvine, with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. Her dental education was completed at Arthur Dugoni Dental School at University of Pacific, with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) granted in 1999.

Understanding the critical importance of emerging technologies and treatments, Dr. Huynh attends continuing education courses annually.
Dr. Laura T. Huynh maintains these professional affiliations:

  • American Dental Association
  • California Dental Association


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Dr Laura and Dr Teri are consummate professionals as is Julie their officer manager. Highly recommended and 6 Stars if I could give it!!!
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I’ve been going to West Portal Family Dentistry for over 14 years. I found them when I lived in SF proper and now, even though I live in Alameda, I still make the trek all the way to West Portal for my dentistry needs.
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Friendly, professional, and patient. Fantastic service any time I've been there. They even squeezed me in for an emergency visit on a Saturday after my years-old veneer from my front tooth broke off, what an absolute lifesaver that was.
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Dr. Nguyen is very professional, kind, and thorough. Showed up late to an appointment, and they still saw me and gave me a thorough cleaning and checkup. May was great about cleaning my teeth, and Julie kindly updated my paperwork and scheduled my next appointment at the front desk.
Dr. Nguyen has over 20 years of expertise in the field of dental practice

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.