Dr. Behnam Amini, DDS

Dr. Behnam Amini, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Behnam Amini, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of California At San Francisco in 1996 and practices dentistry.Read his story

120 Battery St

San Francisco, CA 94111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Dominion Insurance
  • 7 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Amini

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Amini's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Amini "Dr. Amini, the founder of CitiDent, completed his undergraduate studies at San Diego State University, and obtained his dental degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at the University of California, San Francisco, UCSF School of dentistry in 1996. He is a member of numerous local, national and international dental organizations and is currently an assistant clinical professor at UCSF, School of Dentistry. Some of the professional organizations Dr. Amini belongs to are: American Dental Association (ADA) California Dental Association (CDA) San Francisco Dental Society (SFDS) Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Academy of Osseointegration (AO) World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI) International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI) Member of Faculty Club at the Spear Education Member of Innovation Leadership Panel at Align Technology Member of Community Dental Health Committee, a chapter of San Francisco Dental Society Adjunct Faculty, Clinical Instructor, University of Pacific, School of Dentistry Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California San Francisco, UCSF School of Dentistry Member of UCSF Admission Committee, School of Dentistry (2014-2016) UCSF Alumni—Life Member UC San Francisco Society Associate Member Dr. Amini is also a past and current member of numerous local and national study clubs in Implant, cosmetic, laser dentistry and Invisalign. Dr. Amini is certified in laser dentistry and utilizes a state of the art laser technology by Waterlase, which in many procedures minimizes or completely eliminates the usage of dental drill and scalpel. Dr. Amini is one of eight doctors selected for The Align Technology Innovation Leadership Panel in August 2011. This select group of Invisalign doctors advise Align Technology, the manufacturer of Invisalign, on product innovation ideas. These doctors have an exclusive level of access to information about new Invisalign products and services, and are a key source of ideas for new product innovation. Dr. Amini has an Associate Fellowship status at the World Clinical laser Institute. Dr. Amini stays abreast with the latest advances in dentistry by regularly attending study clubs, UCSF faculty seminars, and post-graduate continuing education courses in cosmetic, restorative, implant and laser dentistry. He has attended over 500 hours of continuing education just in the past three years. He has a pre-fellow status at the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)"


Read Less

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Amini "At CitiDent, our team is committed to provide you with positive, educational and efficient dental care.

The New Patient Examination includes: A head and neck muscle evaluation Jaw joint evaluation Teeth and gums examination Oral cancer screening

Occlusal (bite) evaluation

Oral hygiene evaluation

Full radiographic (x-ray) evaluation

Full mouth intra-oral imaging evaluation- "The Tour" of your mouth in an interactive format.

According to many of our new patients, "The Tour" is perhaps one of the most unique features of our services at CitiDent. You get to discuss and share your goals, concerns, and priorities about your dental health with the dentist.

After this interactive and educational discussion, a Treatment Plan is formed based on your dental needs, personal goals and priorities.

For those patients who would like to use their dental benefit for their treatment, an estimate of the plan coverage is also included in the treatment plan."


Read Less

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

19  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss

17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • San Diego State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Amini has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Amini has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Amini does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Amini and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Amini's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amini to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Amini's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I live in Antioch it takes me an hour and a half to get to San Francisco to see Ben but it's worth every minute of the drive. I decided maybe I better stick closer to home and then I thought how can I do that I trust Ben 100% with my teeth I know for a fact he's the best dentist anywhere he likes...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Love the remodel! Thee atmosphere is so modernistic and spa like! You'd never know you were stepping into a dental office. The wait time was maybe 2-3 minutes and the staff was and has always been so pleasant, friendly, and helpful. great dental office!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Amini?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!