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General & Cosmetic Dentist - Jean Chu, DDS

All that is good begins with a SMILE

When you visit our office, your smile is our top priority.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.

Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs.  This website is a resource we hope you’ll find both useful and interesting.

 Some of the services we provide include: 
  • Cleanings & Exams ~    Sealants & Fluoride   
  • Teeth Whitening ~ Tooth Colored Fillings ~ Porcelain Veneers
  • Crowns & Bridges ~ Dental Implants 
  • Periodontal Treatments
  • Root Canal Therapy ~ Extractions
  • Emergency Treatment    


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144 Brentwood Drive

South San Francisco, CA  94080

Phone or Text (preferable):
(650) 589-8988


 

We're excited to announce that we have moved to our new office in the Brentwood Shopping Center in South San Francisco!.  

We are kitty-corner from See's Candies.  If you are facing the Smart & Final and the Goodwill stores, then we are located on the left side, directly across the street from the back parking lot of Fort McKinley restaurant --- at the corner of Brentwood Drive and Mosswood Drive.  Parking is extremely convenient -- there is ample street parking and a parking lot behind the office!

 

Office hours will remain the same:
 Mon, Tue:  8:30a to 5:30p
Wed, Thur:  9:00a to 6:00p
Closed Fridays and Weekends 

Emergency?  Call  / Text Anytime (24/7) 

We look forward to seeing you in our new office! 

We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations, and more.

Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

Meet Dr. Chu

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Jean Chu
    DDS
    Doctor

    Education:  
    UCLA B.S. (Psychobiology) 1978
    UCLA School of Dentistry  1982

    Professional Associations & Memberships:
    San Mateo County Dental Society
    California Dental Association
    American Dental Association


Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Visiting Jean Chu DDS gives my family and me more reasons to smile."
    The Johnson Family
  • "Dr. Chu provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most."
    Jennifer R.

Featured Articles

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  • Invisalign®

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  • Veneers

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or are chipped, ...

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  • Fillings

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, ...

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  • Introduction

    Does mercury in the silver fillings in your mouth pose any long-term health risks? Does fluoride, in spite of everything we've been told since childhood, actually cause more harm than good? What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health? This section is dedicated ...

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  • Oral Piercing

    Oral piercings (usually in the tongue or around the lips) have quickly become a popular trend in today’s society.  With this popular trend, it is important to realize that sometimes even precautions taken during the installation of the piercing jewelry are not enough to stave off harmful, long-term ...

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

    Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The procedure begins with administration of a local anesthetic to reduce any discomfort. Then, a small ...

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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Primary Location

Monday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed