Your body is made up of many interconnected systems, including your mouth, teeth, and gums. Find out how these systems work together and improve your whole-body health.

Oral Systemic Health: A New Approach to Dental Care

Meet Dr. Patel, holistic dentist and authority on oral systemic health

Many old-school dentists look at patients and see a collection of symptoms: toothaches, bad breath, cavities, etc.

As a modern, holistic dentist, I see you as a unique person with unique health needs. I look beyond symptoms and focus on your oral systemic health and how they influence your wellness.

As an experienced dentist, I want to educate you on the importance of systemic health and how it can affect your life and dental health.

“The staff and doctors are super friendly! Dr. Patel was kind and walked me through every concern I had for my appointment. I love that they offer so many different services, like teeth whitening, deep cleaning, and even a dental spa!”

~ Danika P.

Oral Systemic Health:
The Gateway to the Body

It seems so obvious, but too many dentists overlook the connection between your mouth and the rest of the systems in your body. Digestion, cardiovascular health, respiratory health, and many other systems are all connected through your mouth!

At Green Dentistry, Dr. Patel focuses your care on improving the oral systemic health of your teeth and gums and, in turn, improving the health of systems throughout your body. It works the other way too — by improving your cardiovascular health, for example, you may be able to improve the health of your teeth and gums!

How can you make sure all of your systems are in balance and working together?

  • Eat a healthy diet rich in leafy greens, nuts, and low in sugary foods
  • Brushing and flossing regularly at home
  • Supplementing your diet with vitamins and minerals when needed
  • Being active and exercising regularly
  • Get your hormone levels checked and be aware of the risk of food/metal allergies
  • Visiting Green Dentistry for checkups and cleanings to remove built up tartar and plaque


Many serious health issues have been shown to have links to oral systemic health. These include: diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and many more.

Consequences of Poor Oral Health

When your body’s systems are lacking, your health suffers, often in surprising ways. You may see problems like:

  • Tooth decay & cavities
  • Gum disease
  • Tooth loss
  • Low energy and hormonal imbalances
    Increased risk of diabetes and heart disease
  • More infections
  • Slower healing
  • Depression and mental health issues
  • Osteoporosis

The best way to achieve lasting health starts with proactive and preventive dental care at Green Dentistry.

The Green Dentistry Difference

At Green Dentistry, we strive to build life-long relationships with our patients to help them feel secure about their smiles today and for many years to come. We want our patients to feel confident in the work we do together to give them not only beautiful smiles but also functionality and oral health to last a lifetime. We are also proud to give back — to people who are in need and to the environment that surrounds us. We are excited to make you the newest member of our holistic dental care family.

Your Comfort Matters to Us

Our Union Square dentist in San Francisco ensures our office is a place where you can relax and put your health and wellness first, allowing yourself recovery and restoration. We provide a number of spa-like services to our patients in order to relieve discomfort and improve relaxation, such as:

  • Aromatherapy
  • Neck wraps and heated blankets
  • Healing with essential oils and crystals
  • Noise-cancelling headphones

New Patient? We’ll Plant a Tree In Your Honor

We believe in “green dentistry with a green thumb.” Let’s work together to help improve the environment and fight climate change.

Every year, your tree will:

  • Produce 260 lbs of fresh oxygen
  • Remove 25+ lbs of carbon from the atmosphere
  • Provide shade and habitat for birds, squirrels, and other animals

Help us make a difference!

The best dental care in the San Francisco Bay Area!

We look forward to welcoming you and helping you on your journey to an amazing smile and life-long health!

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Dr. Nammy Patel and her team at Green Dentistry in Downtown San Francisco, California, provide quality dentistry with a holistic approach. They offer their patients exceptional care and service in cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign treatment, laser dentistry, sleep apnea treatment, general holistic dentistry and so much more. They even offer sedation dentistry to their patients. They serve patients throughout the Bay Area. SF Green Dentist is in walking distance from Downtown, the Financial District and zip codes 94108, 94109, 94103, 94104 and 94133.