Inflammation and Your Oral Health

When my patient, Derek, came into the office seven years ago, he explained that he’d been under a lot of stress, going through a divorce and dealing with custody issues. He was forty-two years old, and it had been two years since his previous dental visit. During my exam, I found he had bleeding gums,… [Read the full article]

Inflammation and Pregnancy

Women have some special hormone-related challenges when it comes to oral health, and that’s particularly true regarding the changes your body experiences when you’re expecting a baby. With all you have to think about when you’re pregnant, your oral health is probably way down the list of priorities — but it shouldn’t be. In fact,… [Read the full article]

The Use Of Lasers In Modern Dentistry

What do Star Wars, Pink Floyd, and modern dentistry have in common? They wouldn’t be possible without high-tech lasers! But lasers aren’t just something straight out of science fiction and psychedelic rock music. Lasers are one of the most versatile, most powerful, and most effective dental technologies available today. But there are so many misconceptions… [Read the full article]

What Exactly is Wholistic Dentistry?

If you’re a progressive and health-conscious San Franciscan you’re probably familiar with the term holistic dentistry. It’s a growing buzzword and one that treats dental health as an integral component of physical, emotional, and mental well-being. But what you may not be familiar with is the concept of wholistic dentistry. That’s how we approach patient care… [Read the full article]

Top 8 Ways To Help Prevent Tooth Decay, Gum Disease, & Dental Health Problems

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. It’s a cliche for a reason – there’s a lot of truth in it, especially when talking about your dental health, tooth decay, and gum disease. At Green Dentistry, we believe in helping our patients prevent dental health problems before they start. In today’s blog… [Read the full article]

Meditation Is The New Gym

We are a society of perfectionists and are increasingly obsessed with productivity and efficiency. We buy new phones, new computers, and every other gadget under the sun in an effort to get more done. But the only thing we’re getting is more exhausted and more stressed. In today’s article we’ll talk more about the causes… [Read the full article]

5 Ways Our Dentist Office is Like a Spa

When you visit the dentist does it feel like a trip to a luxury spa? At Green Dentistry in Union Square, we’ve thoughtfully designed our office to look and feel more like a relaxing oasis than just another dentist’s office. Our patients love it! Before their first visits, many of our patients suffered from severe dental… [Read the full article]

How to Take a Proactive Approach to Your Dental Health (and Live Longer)

San Francisco is praised as the healthiest city in America. Here in the Bay Area, we boast ample sources of fresh produce, lots of open spaces and parks for outdoor activities, and high bike and walk scores. But for those looking to lead a long and healthy life, it’s not enough to eat well and exercise… [Read the full article]