Dr. Derrick Chua, DMD

Dr. Derrick Chua, DMD

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Derrick Chua, DMD is a dentistry practitioner in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry in 2004 and practices dentistry, oral & maxillofacial surgery, and more.Read his story

2489 Mission St Ste 12

San Francisco, CA 94110

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • AvMed
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • 24 More

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Dr. Chua's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chua "Dr. Chua grew up around dentistry and has studied with the country's top cosmetic dentists. He speaks five languages and strives to offer a full range of services to his diverse patient population. With a longtime commitment to continuing education, he strives to enhance the practice's offerings through the latest industry advances and techniques. Dr. Chua goes above and beyond for his patients, whether it's an emergency Skype diagnosis, house visit to the elderly, or even setting young patients up on dates. He deeply cares for each and every patient's well being and fosters deep connections. Whether you need an oral surgery or want cosmetic dental work done, Dr. Chua's main goal is to make you feel good and provide you with the tools to keep feeling great."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chua "As a son of a Dentist mother, I believe you should have the best possible dental care using the latest technology to enhance your quality of your health and life. Your Oral Health is your wealth. A healthy mouth is a healthy body. A beautiful smile is your best asset.  I help you be your best by providing you the confidence you need from your smile.   We change lives for the better.   May you live long and prosper with a beautiful smile."

18  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Craniofacial Orthodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Laser Dentistry
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orofacial Pain Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

45  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome, Type 1
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Compulsive Cheek Biting
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Dental Disorders
  • Facial Pain
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucositis
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Lichenoid Lesions
  • Oral Motor Problems
  • Oral-Facial-Digital Syndrome
  • Periodontitis
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smokers' Cough
  • Smokers' Syndrome
  • Smokers' Throat
  • Smokers' Tongue
  • Stomatodynia
  • Stress
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thrush
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


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42  Procedures


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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.


  • College Of San Mateo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Temple University School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Temple University Hlth Scis Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Continuing Education
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Chua has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Chua has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Achinese
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • Fijian
  • Filipino
  • Fukien
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chua's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chua'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
Dr. Chua Says:

Thank you very much for your response.  I appreciate your suggestions and comments for us to constantly strive for perfection in our doctor to patient relationships.  We look forward to creating a lifetime relationship with all our patients.  Thank you.  Please call Dr. Derrick Chua directly at 415-282-6810 if you have a confidential issue you would like to discuss privately.


Patient Comments (2)

Just wanted to share that Dr. Chua maybe one 9f the friendlier and knowledgeable dentist in san Francisco.
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Professional, Effiecient, Happy to be of service, no waiting, easy to make appointments, clean, very friendly and helpfull staff, expert, answers all questions, and explains everything, takes time to explain in plain terms, no rush.
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