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4339 Balboa
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 387-5711
3045 Telegraph Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 486-0775

General and Cosmetic Dentistry in San Francisco and Berkeley

Steven J Baldwin, DDS - General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Cynthia Scipioni, DDS- General Preventive Dentistry


   

When you enter our San Francisco or Berkeley dental office, you will immediately realize you are in a practice like no other.  You will be greeted personally by the doctors and will typically begin your appointment immediately without any wait.  You will be in an environment that is warm, modern, safe and impeccably clean.  Our top priority is providing you with the highest quality, comprehensive, personalized, functional, preventive care available. We are honest, trustworthy, creative and very caring.

Because of our very unique personal experience and training we are able to offer you extremely comprehensive care in all areas of dentistry.  We take pride in being able to provide you with all that modern dentistry has to offer, which includes an extensive list of general, restorative, root canal, surgical and cosmetic services.  We are here for the whole family and our patients range from 2 to 104 years old. We are here to help you not only with your dental health and a beautiful smile, but to educate you to fully understand your personal situation. Our goal is to be minimally invasive, holistic, and to show you how to control, or eliminate dental diseases with simple home care techniques and diet.  We offer a broad array of restorative materials and services, so we can be conservative, creative and design very personalized treatment. 

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Our goal is to improve the health and quality of life for each individual we treat in our San Francisco community. We provide conservative, preventive, holistic and personalized care for the entire family.

We want to educate patients to have them understand their personal situations. Our goal is to be minimally invasive and to show you how to control  or eliminate dental diseases with simple home care techniques and diet. We offer a broad array of restorative materials  and services. We take pride in and work hard to provide exceptional quality care.

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4339 Balboa St. @ 45th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
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The term “periodontics” refers to the dental specialty that pertains to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease that affects the gums and jawbone.  The gum tissues serve to surround and support the teeth and the underlying jawbone anchors teeth firmly in place.  Periodontists have completed several years of extra dental training and are concerned with maintaining the function, health and aesthetics of the jawbone and tissues. Reasons for periodontal treatment Periodontal disease is a progressive condition which...

Family Dentistry in San Francisco Having an experienced dentist to look after your family’s dental health is vital to maintaining each member's overall well-being. At the dental office of Steven Baldwin, D.D.S. & Cynthia Scipioni, D.D.S, we are committed to ensuring your family’s smiles are healthy and beautiful. We offer reliable services tailored to the different age groups in your family, including kids, adults, and seniors. If you are looking for a family dentist in San Francisco, we can help. We are also proud to serve families at our...

A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions. Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist and dental hygienist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health. Prevention also includes regular dental exams, cleanings, and x-rays. Sealants and...

In recent years, laser dentistry has superseded many traditional dentistry practices, making treatments more precise and less painful.  This newer style of dentistry utilizes intense beams of light projected by a dental laser.  Dental lasers can be used to perform a wide variety of treatments, including soft tissue shaping and removal. The FDA deemed laser dentistry to be safe for public usage in 1990.  Since then, many dentists have incorporated dental lasers into everyday procedures – reducing bleeding, anxiety and post-treatment recovery...

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry specializing in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of jaw, face and bite irregularities (malocclusions*).  Orthodontic treatment is provided by an oral health care provider known as an Orthodontist, who has typically completed two to three years of additional training beyond dental school.  Recent years have brought about many changes within the dental industry, specifically with regards to orthodontic treatment and care.  Now more than ever patients are experiencing fewer incidences of cavities and...

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What should I do if I have bad breath?

Bad breath (halitosis) can be an unpleasant and embarrassing condition.  Many of us may not realize that we have bad breath, but everyone has it from time to time, especially in the morning. There are various reasons one may have bad breath, but in healthy people, the major reason is due to ...Read More

Brushing and flossing help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease. Plaque is a film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva that sticks to the teeth and gums.  The bacteria in plaque convert certain food particles into acids that cause tooth decay.  Also, if plaque is not removed, ...Read More

Over the years there has been some concern as to the safety of amalgam (silver) fillings.  An amalgam is a blend of copper, silver, tin and zinc, bound by elemental mercury.  Dentists have used this blended metal to fill teeth for more than 100 years.  The controversy is due to claims that the ...Read More

You should have your teeth checked and cleaned at least twice a year, though your dentist or dental hygienist may recommend more frequent visits. Regular dental exams and cleaning visits are essential in preventing dental problems and maintaining the health of your teeth and gums.  At these visits, ...Read More

Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.  Unlike tooth decay, which often causes discomfort, it is possible to have periodontal disease without noticeable symptoms.  Having ...Read More

Brushing our teeth removes food particles, plaque, and bacteria from all tooth surfaces, except in between the teeth.  Unfortunately, our toothbrush can’t reach these areas that are highly susceptible to decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Daily flossing is the best way to clean between the teeth ...Read More

If you’re feeling somewhat self-conscious about your teeth, or just want to improve your smile, cosmetic dental treatments may be the answer to a more beautiful, confident smile. Cosmetic dentistry has become very popular in the last several years, not only due to the many advances in cosmetic ...Read More

Porcelain veneers are very thin shells of tooth-shaped porcelain that are individually crafted to cover the fronts of teeth.  They are very durable and will not stain, making them a very popular solution for those seeking to restore or enhance the beauty of their smile. Veneers may be used to ...Read More

Since teeth whitening has now become the number one aesthetic concern of many patients, there are many products and methods available to achieve a brighter smile. Professional teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth ...Read More

With many state-of-the-art dental treatments and prevention options available in dentistry today, there are fewer reasons for having to extract (remove) teeth.  When something does go wrong with a tooth, we try to do everything possible to restore the tooth to its original function.  Removing a ...Read More

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Steven J. Baldwin, D.D.S.
Cynthia Scipioni, D.D.S.
Preventive General Dentistry

Berkley and San Francisco, California Dentist, Dr. Steven Baldwin is dedicated to family dentistry such as Exams, Teeth Whitening, Veneers and more.


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