What to Know Before Visiting Our San Francisco, CA Dentist
At Green Dentistry, we are dedicated to providing you with a comfortable visit and excellent results. We know that going to the dentist can be frightening or anxiety-inducing for many people, and we’re committed to ensuring that your visit with us is as enjoyable as possible. You can relax in our spa-like environment knowing that you’re in professional hands.
Our administrative staff is ready to help you with questions about scheduling your appointment, filing dental insurance, and more. Here’s what to know before you come into our office and how to book your appointment with us.
Holistic dental exams, cleanings, root canals, and emergency care
Invisalign, teeth whitening, veneers, and mercury-free, tooth-colored fillings
Minimally-invasive, high-tech, non-toxic crowns, bridges, and dental implants!
“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.
Did You Know:
The foods you eat, the beverages you drink, your unique genetic makeup, and even the natural aging process can cause your teeth to look stained or discolored, no matter how well you brush and floss. Meet with our cosmetic dentist to learn more!
Why Choose Our Dental Practice
Choosing the right California dentist for your needs can seem overwhelming. The dental practitioner you choose plays a significant role in the overall outcome of your treatment.
Whether you’re simply getting your teeth deep cleaned or are completely revamping your smile, the end results are heavily impacted by the skill, expertise, and experience of the dentist providing your care. Inexperienced dentists can leave patients with obvious restorations, exposed to toxic materials, and potentially even in severe ongoing pain.
At Green Dentistry, our staff are highly experienced and well-trained to offer quality care for adult patients of any age. We provide a variety of treatment options and will take the time to discuss with you the potential benefits and drawbacks of each before you decide. Then, we’ll customize your treatment plan to your needs and budget, so you can get the dental health care you need.
Learn more about why you should choose Green Dentistry for your dental health needs here.
Schedule an Appointment
You can schedule your appointment at our office one of two ways: online using our easy-fill form, or by contacting us directly and speaking with our administrative staff. We would love to answer your questions and find a convenient time for you to come in.
Click here to start scheduling your upcoming dental exam online or call our office at 1-415-840-8739.
Your First Visit
Your first appointment with our San Francisco dentist will generally be a comprehensive dental exam to determine your unique dental health needs. No two patients are alike nor will they require the same treatment.
Your first appointment will include:
- Gum Disease & Cavity Evaluation
- Bite Analysis
- Digital X-Rays
- Teeth Cleaning
- Oral Cancer Screening
We begin by checking you in at the front desk and helping you to complete any necessary paperwork before taking you back for x-rays, including a health questionnaire, insurance information, and emergency contact details. If you completed the online registration form above, you may only need to sign a few things before your appointment.
Our technicians will obtain x-ray images of your teeth and jaw and ask you about your health history, any oral pain, inflammation, or other symptoms you may be experiencing. Then, you’ll meet with our dentist to discuss your treatment options.
Your first appointment will be relaxed and unhurried. From start to finish, expect to spend about an hour and a half at our office. We’ll help you create a cost-effective treatment plan that addresses your most urgent needs first and leaves you with a healthy-looking smile.
Next, an experienced hygienist will thoroughly clean your teeth and prepare you to meet with Dr. Patel. During your cleaning and exam, you will:
- Feel relaxed and at ease.
- Be educated and empowered to make good oral health choices.
- Learn how to properly care for your teeth and gums.
- Have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and get the answers you need.
- Be an active participant in the development of your treatment plan.
After your exam is completed, we’ll review our findings and discuss your treatment options in detail.
Our Dedication to Patient Care & Comfort
We take the comfort of our patients seriously and offer a wide variety of services to make your visit more enjoyable. If you struggle with dental anxiety, we offer different forms of sedation to keep you relaxed or asleep while we complete your dental work.
We also use advanced dental technology to control infections, reduce patient exposure to harmful chemicals, and create accurate images for dental restoration procedures.
Filing Your Insurance
For many patients, the cost of dental care is a barrier to obtaining treatment. Dental insurance can help reduce your out-of-pocket expenses for many types of treatment, including exams, fillings, extractions, and most other medically necessary procedures.
We work with Humana, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and many other major dental insurance providers to ensure our patients can get the dental health care they need.
Learn more about which dental insurance plans and payment options we accept here.
Our Financial Policy
Our goal is to ensure our patients have access to affordable, quality dental care in San Francisco. We accept most credit cards and can help you make payment arrangements or apply for financing prior to your appointment.
If you are a physician and wish to refer your patient to our office, we provide an easy, HIPAA-compliant web referral form for you to use.
Complete our secure online referral form here.
Book Your Appointment with a San Francisco Dentist Today
Your visit to our office should be a relaxing, healing, and restorative experience. We offer our patients a variety of spa-like amenities designed to reduce anxiety and increase their comfort, including:
- Warm blankets and neck wraps
- Essential oils & crystal healing
- Noise-canceling headphones
Get A Healthy, Gorgeous Smile At Green Dentistry
We’re always accepting new patients. Our friendly and caring general dentist staff can’t wait to meet you!
Visit Our San Francisco Dental Office
Address: 360 Post St Ste 704, San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 433-0119
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM,
Evenings & Weekends by Appointment Only
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!