About Our Practice

Our Mission

Get ready to experience personalized oral health care like never before, courtesy of our exceptional team of dental professionals. We're eagerly waiting to welcome you into our practice, where we combine our expertise with advanced treatment options to ensure your smile receives the utmost care. From the moment you step through our doors, you can trust that your unique needs and goals will be our top priority. Prepare to embark on a dental journey tailored specifically for you, resulting in a healthier, happier smile that you'll be proud to show off.

Dr. Kevin Growney

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Dr. Kevin C. Growney is a highly skilled and experienced dentist dedicated to providing exceptional dental care to patients of all ages. With a passion for dentistry and a commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field, Dr. Growney strives to create a comfortable and positive dental experience for every patient. 

Dr. Growney was born and raised in San Francisco, attended St Ignatius and then UC Davis. He completed his dental education at University of Pacific where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery. During his training, he excelled academically and demonstrated a strong interest in various aspects of dentistry. 

With 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Growney has developed expertise in a wide range of dental procedures, including preventive care, functional esthetic dentistry. He believes in a comprehensive approach to oral health and work closely with patients to develop personalized treatment plans that meet their unique needs and goals.

In addition to his commitment to patient care, Dr. Growney is an active member of multiple associations and study clubs. He recently graduated from the Kois Center in Seattle which advances dentistry through science by teaching advanced concepts in multiple disciplines in the field. By participating in continuing education courses and conferences, he stays current with the latest techniques and technologies in dentistry, allowing him to provide the highest standard of care to his patients.

Dr. Growney is passionate about educating patients about oral health and the importance of maintaining good dental hygiene. He takes the time to explain procedures and treatment options, answering any questions or concerns their patients may have. By promoting patient education and preventive care, Dr. Growney strives to help individuals achieve and maintain healthy smiles for a lifetime.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Growney enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys. He loves to chat about sports, restaurants and the history of the city he loves. His hobbies are golfing, cooking and playing guitar, despite being terrible at all three.

Dr. Nathalie Botros

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Dr. Botros' practice philosophy centers around effective and compassionate dentistry. She prioritizes providing specialized care that caters to each patient's individual needs. Dr. Botros is praised for her unique ability to connect with her patients, creating a comfortable and stress-free visit.

Dr. Botros was raised in Chicago and has lived in various places throughout her life, including Miami, Santa Barbara, and Laguna Beach, before finally settling in San Francisco. She earned her Bachelor's in Science and a minor in Pre-Law at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA.

One of Dr. Botros' favorite things is to enjoy the incredible restaurants that San Francisco offers. She has recently taken up bike riding and is excited to explore all the beautiful places in the Bay area.

Dr. Christopher Patterson

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A Bay Area native, Dr. Patterson attended the University of Colorado at Boulder before earning his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Patterson got his first taste of the world of dentistry with a general practice residency as chief dental resident at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. After completing his residency, Dr. Patterson returned to the Bay Area to help serve the community he was raised in.

A current member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Medicine, Dr. Patterson continues to pursue industry knowledge and innovation. Using his broad scope of dental experience, Dr. Patterson acts as an advocate for your oral health. As your dentist, he’ll take the time to develop a personalized treatment plan and educate you on the actions you’ll be taking together to improve your smile.

When he isn’t immersed in his practice, Dr. Patterson can be found enjoying the best food, music, and sports the Bay Area has to offer.

Dr. Rosa Marie Ordonez

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Dr. Ordoñez takes her time to get to know each and every patient one on one, helping them make informed choices about their dental health. Dr. Ordoñez is a native of San Francisco and has been practicing dentistry since 1996. After studying at the University Of San Carlos Of Guatemala, she continued her education at UCLA and obtained her California Dental License in 2001. She then worked as a dentist in Southern California and returned to her hometown of San Francisco in 2017.

Dr. Ordoñez is a perfectionist and believes strongly in the value of continuing education, for example, she successfully completed a Comprehensive Esthetic Residency at the prestigious Esthetic Professionals Dental Education Center in Tarzana, CA. In addition, she takes educational & training courses regularly to advance her knowledge & skills and participates in the annual meeting of the American Dental Association. Dr. Ordoñez is an active long time member of not only the American Dental Association, but the California Dental Association and San Francisco Dental Society as well.

Dr. Jonathan Weng

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Dr. Jonathan Weng is a Board Certified Specialist in Periodontics and Implantology who has advanced training in periodontal therapy, laser gum disease therapy (LANAP), cosmetic surgery, bone grafting procedures, and dental implant therapy.

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Dr. Weng attended UCLA and received a Bachelor of Science degree as well as his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS). He then relocated to San Francisco where he received his Certificate in Periodontics and Master's Degree in Oral Biology from UCSF.

Dr. Weng believes in the importance of giving back to the community and consequently serves at Asian Health Services in Oakland as well. At the community clinic, he not only provides his expertise for the underserved but also teaches the residents and dental students. In addition to serving, Dr. Weng also believes in the importance of clear communication whether it's taking the time to discuss the pros and cons of therapy with his patients or working as part of a comprehensive dental team to meet his patients' needs.

Outside of dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his wife and young children, Maddie, Nolan, and Olivia, and volunteering at various community organizations. He also loves rooting for the local and UCLA sports teams.

Dr. Weng is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, San Francisco Dental Society, and the California Dental Association.

Dr. Curtis Contro

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Dr. Curtis Contro was born and raised in the South Bay Area. He attended the University of California, Davis (UCD) where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. He went on to attend dental school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He fell in love with San Francisco and after graduating, Dr. Contro was blessed to pursue his dream career of becoming an orthodontist.

He completed an additional three years of training at the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) specializing in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. In addition to obtaining his specialty certification at UCSF, Dr. Contro obtained a Master‘s Degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences and conducted cutting-edge, three-dimensional research on the temporomandibular joint.

Dr. Contro is an active member of many dental organizations such as the ADA, CDA, SCCDS, PCSO, and AAO. He strives to provide the highest quality of care by using treatment modalities on the forefront of orthodontics such as Invisalign, self-ligating brackets, and temporary skeletal anchorage devices. He believes in early interceptive orthodontics, an approach that allows for growth modification and prevents the narrowing of treatment options for patients when they are older.

Dr. Contro is a firm believer in patient education and makes it one of his top priorities throughout the duration of treatment to teach and explain what he is doing. Much of orthodontics relies on the patient’s cooperation to get to the ideal finish. A patient that understands the “why” is more likely to do the “what.” He spent many years before becoming an orthodontist tutoring and mentoring children and considers it a privilege to continue to do this through orthodontics.Dr. Contro is married to his college sweetheart, Steph. They have one son, Jax. In his free time, Dr. Contro enjoys photography, reading, golf, and of course goofing around with his son.

Dr. Yoon Haeng Lee

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Dr. Yoon Haeng Lee graduated from the University of the Pacific in an accelerated B.S./D.D.S. program with high honors. After dental school, she completed an Endodontics residency at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL, where she received comprehensive non-surgical and surgical endodontic training for patients of all ages. She also conducted research in histopathology of periapical radiolucent lesions. Dr. Lee was awarded Seymour Oliet Endodontic Award given to the best resident of the graduating class. 

Dr. Lee is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. Only 25% of all endodontists have attained board certification, a process that involves rigorous written, oral, and case history examinations. Currently, she splits her workdays between private practice and teaching at her alma mater, UOP Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. She values comprehensive and conservative dentistry and enjoys learning about modern technology and adopting them in practice. She strives to provide gentle and excellent care to her patients. Dr. Lee is bilingual and is fluent in Korean.

When she's not working, Dr. Lee enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, hiking, playing the piano, and exploring beautiful San Francisco.

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Meet the Team

From our dental hygienists and assistants to our lab technicians and office staff, our team is devoted to giving patients the highest-quality care served with positivity and empathy. As a group, we consistently stay up-to-date on the latest techniques to deliver the best results for you. Here are some of the friendly faces you might meet at a future appointment.

What to Expect

We offer three locations for patients to book services, providing the convenience of comprehensive care all within the same dental group. Whether you’re with us for a routine checkup, restorative treatment, or cosmetic procedure, you’re in the very best hands with our highly-trained dentists and specialists. From your first interaction with the front desk through your dental care and follow up, expect to be kept informed and comfortable throughout the entire process.

Advanced Tech & Comforting Touches

Convenient dental care starts with our advanced dental technology and in-house specialists, allowing you to experience complete oral health care and up-to-date procedures that follow the highest quality protocols. From our iTero scanner that provides mess-free impressions to our 3D printer that can create same-day crowns, everything we do is tech-forward and convenient for our patients. A visit to our office not only comes with the best in tech, but small comforts and amenities to keep you feeling right at home. From a cozy cup of coffee while you wait at our beverage station to the comforting cocoon of weighted blankets and the option to watch Netflix during your treatments, your comfort is our priority.

Sprint Ray 3D printer: This powerful tool allows us to create precise and customized dental restorations in-house, which means faster turnaround times and more control over the final result.

CBCT 3D imaging: We're able to capture detailed 3D images of your teeth, jawbone, and surrounding structures, allowing us to diagnose and plan treatments with greater accuracy and precision.

CEREC: This is a cutting-edge system that enables us to create and place dental restorations in a single appointment, reducing the need for multiple visits and temporary restorations.

Intraoral Camera and Digital Impression: Our iTero scanner captures accurate 3D images of your teeth and gums, eliminating the need for messy, uncomfortable traditional impressions and making treatment planning more efficient.

Our intraoral camera educates you on the exact state of your smile. Instead of just believing what your doctor is saying about your oral health, they can actually show you real-time images so you can make the most informed decisions.

As a high-tech digital scanner, Primescan captures incredibly detailed images of a patient's teeth and gums, allowing us to create precise, customized restorations and treatment plans with greater speed and accuracy.