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Buchanan Dental Center (General Dentistry)


100 Buchanan St., San Francisco, CA 94102

Buchanan parking


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Days/hours of operation:

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Description of Services:

UCSF Dental Center's Adult General Dentistry Clinic at Buchanan provides services by UCSF dental students and faculty providers. Students provide a wide range of comprehensive services including examinations, teeth cleaning, periodontal therapy, root canals, dental fillings, cosmetic procedures, bleaching, crowns, dental implants, extractions, dentures, bridges and treatment of dental emergencies. In addition to the dental students, a number of faculty also provide services. These faculty practices include general dentistry and oral surgery.

Outpatient services include:

  • Extraction of wisdom and other teeth under nitrous oxide, IV sedation or general anesthesia as required for pain or anxiety
  • Pre-prosthetic surgery (to prepare for dentures or implants)
  • Dental implants
  • Cosmetic procedures, including bleaching
  • Treatment of oral infections and pathological conditions of the oral cavity and jaws

Insurance plans accepted:

The Adult General Dentistry Clinic at Buchanan is fee for service and payment is expected at the time of service. We do accept cash, checks and major credit cards.  We accept major dental insurance plans and Denti-Cal.  Delta Dental Premier and PPO. 

Special instructions for new patients:

Download our New Patient forms and complete prior to your appointment time. Bring any recent x-rays to your appointment the day of your visit.

New Patient Forms:

You will be informed of the various clinics, services and treatments available. Our staff will help you make an appointment for a new patient visit, and will inform you of what you need to bring to your first appointment.


INDIVIDUAL CONSENTS AND POLICIES:                                                                                                                     

Financial Policies

Conditions of Treatment

Dental Materials Fact Sheet

Special instructions for referring providers:

Please provide referral, X-rays and relevant treatment notes.  

Emergency Dental Services:

During business hours, please call 415-476-5608 for dental emergencies.