Dentist recommendation in Berkeley area?

Hi all! Can anyone recommend a Dentist in the Berkeley area? We're in North Berkeley, but doesn't have to be super close by. (I'm looking for myself, but it would be a plus if they take toddlers too). Especially great if the dentist can also put in a caps (and do it well), as I may need one replaced soon... but mostly I just need to finally get a dental check up (covid! ah!) Thanks! Jess

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My whole family goes to Dentist of El Cerrito Plaza. Very conveniently located - close to BART and ample parking if you drive. I've found it super easy to make appointments and the entire staff is very friendly and helpful. (Not sure if they have a lot of experience with toddlers, but I think they do consider themselves "family dentistry" so worth calling and asking). We've had just above everything imaginable done there - tooth extractions, root canals, caps, crowns, cleanings, fillings, etc. They are a bit on the pricey side, but take various insurance plans. The office is very clean. 

Dr. Farahmand at Crown Dental, hands down: https://www.mycrowndentalcare.com/. You won't ever need to look for another dentist again, our whole family goes there and loves it. Good luck! 

I use Dr. Chan from Refresh Dental. He is located on Telegraph Ave right across from Whole Foods. I found him after losing our corporate health plan due to retirement. My whole family has been happy with his services.

I and my family have been going to Dr Mizono (510) 525-2899 at 730 Kains Avenue, Albany CA 94706 for over a decade. This is a father and son practice both are kind, present, patient and excellent dentists. The DH's are also fabulous. They take Delta Dental insurance.

I like Dr. Kristen Forbes on Solano. Their office also sees children.

Zarrin Ferdowsi in Kensington (10 min from North Berkeley) is excellent. My parents, my kids and I have all been going there for years. Everyone there is really wonderful with kids. (510) 525-2881.

We LOVE Ricky Singh on The Alameda near Solano Ave.

I go to Total Health Dental on Solano in Albany, cross-street is Ramona. I was grandfathered into the practice, started at its Oakland office years ago (may have been on a BPN recommendation!), my dentist sold the practice to the current owner, and he expanded the practice to several locations. I recommend them, high quality care. 

Dr. Amy Lee on Solano - she is not only kind but skilled based on my experience.

https://www.amyleedds.com/

For your toddler, I highly recommend Uptown Pediatrics in Oakland. My kids have been seeing Dr. Denise and Dr. Cheng since they were elementary and toddler age, respectively, and we've been very pleased with their care, their rapport with the kids, and their communication with the parents. Convenient to 19th St BART. Sadly nearby Donut Savant has moved, I guess we'll head to Blue Bottle afterward next time.

https://www.denisebassallendds.com/

I've used Dr. Scott Levine for many years. His office is located at 1300 Solano Avenue in Albany — cross street is Key Route. He has done great work that has been complimented by other dentists. Could not have been happier with anyone!  (510) 526-8811

I strongly recommend Dr. Blaine Honda, he's on Hearst between Milvia and Shattuck. My husband, daughter and I have been going to him forever. He wasn't part of my insurance network when I was working so you may want to check your insurance. Dr. Honda is an artist at caps - I've had a half dozen. Never a problem with any of them. The office and procedures were clean and safe before COVID and extra so during. 

I highly recommend Dr. Ota. He's in Berkeley and I've been going to him since I was a young kid! My whole family sees him, and I'll start taking my little one soon! He's really kind, warm, and honest, and he is a parent too. 

I second Dr. Ota! Wonderful dentist in North Berkeley.