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Dentists Who Do Inlays
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Does anyone know of a dentist that does gold inlays
(rather than fillings or crowns)? Since moving here
from England I haven't found anyone who does these;
some do 'onlays', but apparently an inlay is an
unusual request. (An inlay doesn't involve as much
destruction of tooth structure as a crown or onlay,
and using gold avoids possible ill-effects of mercury
or composite fillings.) Also, I'm very nervous about
dentistry, so I'd be very grateful if anyone knows an
My dentist is awesome, the dentists and staff are all female, which gives
it a very caring and gentle atmosphere. Also, the office is beautiful. She
replaced all of my silver fillings with porcelain inlays and they look and
Dr. Pauline Demetrakopulos (415)989-3953
450 Sutter Street, SF.
I'm not sure of the difference between an inlay and a crown, but when I
a tooth, my dentist, Sandor Hites (Dana and Channing) put in a gold crown.
He's really into esthetics as well as safety. (He removed several of my
amalgam fillings and replaced them with something else.) The one drawback is
that he's VERY busy and it's not unusual to wait 6 months for a non-emergency
Dr. Stephen P. Broderson may be a good resource for you. He is at 1313 A
Gilman in Berkeley.
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