Berkeley Dental Center is a Berkeley based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using state-of-the art dentist equipment.


We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like Invisalign®, Veneers, Dental Implants, Zoom Teeth Whitening and more. We also perform emergency dentist services that include root canals, crowns, sedation dentistry, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 510-848-3143 and experience why our patients think Berkeley Dental Center is the best dentist in Berkeley.


Meet Our Doctors


Dr. William P. Tennant

Dr. William P. Tennant

Doctor of Dental Surgery

William P. Tennant has a gentle touch and over 30 years of experience. He and his wife, Gail, are the proud parents of 3 young adults. Berkeley has been his home since the early 70's. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry.
Ankita Shah, D.D.S.

Ankita Shah, D.D.S.

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Ankita Shah graduated with DDS from Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis. Following graduation, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry.

Dr. Shah has achieved considerable training and experience in the field of surgical and restorative implant dentistry; and has completed 1 year Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry gaining certificates from the Global Institute for Dental Education (gIDE) & Loma Linda University (LLU) under world-renowned implant dentist, Dr. Sascha Jovanovic. She has dedicated her passion for excellence in the broad spectrum of dentistry from Cosmetics, Periodontal & Implant surgeries, to early Third Molar removal under Conscious Sedation.

Dr. Shah has been committed to continued postgraduate education in order to stay current with the latest cutting edge techniques and developments in dentistry. She is committed in treating her patients based on the highest ideals of dentistry – the way she would treat her family. She believes that a close doctor-patient relationship is the benchmark for high quality and superior care. Outside her professional life, Dr. Shah enjoys dancing, cooking, traveling, and volunteering.

  • Graduate: Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry
  • Graduate: Advanced Education in General Dentistry
  • Graduate: California Center for Advanced Dental Studies
  • Member: American Dental Association
  • Member: Santa Clara County Dental Society
  • Member: California Dental Association
  • Past member: American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Past member: American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Past member: American Academy of General Dentistry

Meet The Team


Our friendly staff is here to serve you and greet you with a smile!
Lisa Carroll

Lisa Carroll

Financial Manager
Lisa, is here to assist you with all your billing inqueries. She has over 25 years experience in the dental field and will be happy to answer your insurance questions.
Pat Watson

Pat Watson

Office Manager / RDA
Pat is our office manager and hygiene coordinate. She is here to schedule all your hygiene and continuing care needs.
Tenneal Purifoy

Tenneal Purifoy

Registered Dental Hygenist
Tenneal is another one of our highly skilled and gentle hygienists.
Eva Yonan

Eva Yonan

Treatment Coordinator
Bio Coming Soon!
Lupe Coronado

Lupe Coronado

Registered Dental Assistant
Bio Coming Soon!
Cierra Grayson

Cierra Grayson

Registered Dental Assistant
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