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Dr. Nathaniel Minami, DDS

Dentist

Professional statement

Dr. Nate Minami was born in Southern California and is happy to still call it home. His interest in dentistry comes from treating a variety of patients and their specific needs. Dr. Minami specializes in cosmetic dentistry, implant restorations and implant retained dentures. He received his dental training at the University of the Pacific Dental School in San Francisco and is a member of the Santa Clara Dental Society, CDA and ADA. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Minami keeps busy with a wide range of interests. He is an avid golfer, enjoys playing basketball, playing guitar and he attends many of the Bay Area’s finest rock shows, theatres and operas.

In-network insurances

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas

Specialties

  • Dentist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Dental School - University of the Pacific, Doctor of Dental Surgery

Professional memberships

  • California Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • San Francisco Dental Society

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Languages spoken

  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1942326947

Office locations

Sutter Place Dental Group

2780 Mission St

San Francisco, CA 94110

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Very communicative, great bedside manner
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Dr. Minami is very kind, skilled, and personable - He immediately make me feel comfortable, shared more knowledge about what he was doing and why it mattered, and spoke to me as a real human and not just an insurance card.All of his staff were friendly and helpful. This is the best dentist I've had in many many years and I highly recommend visiting him and his team!
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Having recently moved to SF, I spent some time searching for a new dental practice. I am so happy I found Dr. Minami -- both he and his staff were kind, friendly, professional, and prompt. I was seen exactly at myappointment time, and Dr. Minami took the time to explain things every step of the way. It was hands down the best experience I've ever had at a dentist's office as I felt comfortable and informed throughout. Highly recommend.
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Fast and efficient :)
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I continue to be impressed and pleased w Dr. Minami and his office crew. All unnecessarily kind and compassionate and prompt. Jasmine and Rob are great too. no complaints at all from this crew and would give them my highest recommendation to anyone looking for a good dentist.
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Friendly doctor, efficient, and explains what he's doing.
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Dr Minami has amazing sense of humor and does his best to keep you informed without getting technical. Will never go to another dentist again.
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I was pretty nervous about seeing a dentist after several years of skipping it, but this was literally painless. The staff was friendly and Dr. Minami explained everything he was doing as he went. I was in and out in 45 minutes and my teeth feel very nice. :)
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I'm ACTUALLY in love with Dr. Minami. Literally the nicest medical professional I've ever interacted with - on top of that, he's super knowledgable and quick. His staff are incredibly pleasant as well. I'm thinking about asking him to adopt me.
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Makes going to the dentist enjoyable!
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Very nice, easy going, and explained everything he was doing and why in more detail than I've experienced before. Very pleasant staff and assistants as well.
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Truly one of the most pleasant dental experiences I’ve ever had! Dr Minami was incredibly personable, professional, efficient and thorough. Throughout the cleaning, he took time to explain each step of the process, providing a complete picture of dental hygiene. All around great.
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Fantastic as always. As joyous as a trip to the dentist could be.
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Dr. Minami's everything you want in a dentist: Very good at what he does, super friendly, and an excellent communicator. I'll definitely be back!
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Had a great visit with Dr. Minami. I especially liked how he was thorough with his explanations for each step of the cleaning process. It gave me a better perspective on the importance of regular cleanings. Overall, I was really impressed and will return.
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He was amazing, very calm and explained everything he was performing, even for just a basic cleaning.
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Super pleasant! All the staff were very warm and personable. Appointment was on time, and no hard sales for other dental services.
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Super friendly people! Took the time for me.
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I think Dr. Minami has one of the best chairside manners of any dentist I've ever been to.
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Dr. Minami and team are friendly and upbeat. He's thorough and explains everything in an easy to understand way.
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Dr. Minami was really great at explaining what was going on with my teeth and took the time to answer my questions!
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Prompt, personable, and thorough. What more could you ask for?
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Dr. Minami was so nice and literally explained everything step by step. He really took the time to address all of my concerns. The hygienist was also incredibly kind and helpful! They both made going to the dentist feel fun. Best dental experience I've ever had! Highly recommended
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Great bedside manner, really accommodating, and kept keeping me informed on what he was doing and next steps. Really pleasant experience.
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Dr. Minami was super friendly explained everything, very nice.
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Dr. Minami was very friendly, and best of all, he explained to me everything he was doing and why. It's really useful to understand the entire process. And the dental hygienist, Jasmine, was also very helpful in helping me schedule myappointment and getting me set up. I definitely recommend them!
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Really delightful dentist and staff. Nate is charming, kind, and competent. he did the cleaning himself, and he explained a lot of what he was doing while he did it. He was careful to not cause too much pain, too. Hisstaff, Robert and Jasmine, are also very kind and professional. insurance process was seamless as it was all through zocdoc. No complaints yet. i'll be back for a filling in a couple weeks.
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Very friendly.He makes going to the dentist not so nerve wrecking.i will definitely book another appointment with him again
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I never thought going to the dentist could be a pleasant experience, but Dr. Minami proved me wrong. His staff were stuck in traffic so he had to do everything himself. But he handled the challenge deftly and cheerfully. He alsoexplained the dentistry principles behind each step of the process. I thought I already knew everything about the routine, but his explanations taught me a bunch new and useful things.
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Dr. Minami is an amazingly dentist. You just can't even believe what a friendly, polite, professional dentist he is. Highly recomended!
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Dr. Minami is hands down the greatest dentist I have ever had!!! He is unbelievably nice, professional, and friendly. I had a chipped tooth that he was able to repair in record time, which looks even better than before. I love this man!
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Super cool
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