We do not have free services, but we do have a discounted student
Clinic for any patient who meets the criteria.
We take Delta Dental, Healthy Families, Healthy Kids and Medi-cal
insurances. If you have private dental insurance we will be
more than happy to bill your insurance to help you get reimbursed.
Yes, we do provide General Anesthesia in an operating room setting for
children who fall under the required medical criteria and who are
approved through their medical insurance. We also provide
Conscious Sedation in a Clinic setting for children who meet the
Yes, we extract primary teeth and some permanent teeth. The
more complicated extractions are referred to the Oral Surgery
We only treat primary teeth for root canals; permanent teeth must be
treated in the Pre-doctoral or Endodontic Clinics.
It is important that you arrive on time for your appointment since
there are many patients who need to be seen, but since this is a
teaching facility; at times appointments are delayed due to complexity
of the treatment provided.
No we do not have weekend or evening appointments, but if you have an
after hour emergency please go to the Emergency Room at UCSF or at
Children's Hospital Oakland.
To leave a message for one of our doctors, you must call (415) 476-3276
and the receptionist will take a message and deliver it to the
Yes, we treat compromised children up to age 17 and adults are referred
to the UCSF Hospital Dentistry (415) 502-8914.