Dr. Barnali Roy grew up in Southern California. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry with a minor in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. After college, she spent one year doing research in Boston at Harvard Medical School. She then went on to obtain her doctor of dental surgery (DDS) degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine where she was honored with an Award for Academic Excellence in Pediatric Dentistry.
During dental school, Dr. Roy realized her passion for working with children. She completed a postdoctoral residency program in Pediatric Dentistry at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital. During residency, she gained extensive experience in working with children with special healthcare needs, craniofacial anomalies, interceptive orthodontics, and treatment with IV and oral sedation. Dr. Roy is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Roy is an assistant professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry. She also serves as a committee member on the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. She is an active member of the California Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Contra Costa Dental Society, and San Francisco Dental Society. Each year, Dr. Roy participates in global mission trips to help provide dental care to children in various underserved parts of the world.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Roy enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog Buddy. She enjoys doing yoga, going on hikes, running, art, watching sports, volunteering and exploring the Bay area! Dr. Roy can also speak Spanish and Bengali.
Raneeta is a San Francisco native, new to the Lafayette area. She is currently in school working towards her degree in Dental Hygiene. In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, exploring the East Bay and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Juanita was born and raised in San Francisco. She is a proud mother and grandmother and has lived in Pleasant Hill for the last 31 years. After working for a few corporations over the last 30 years, she finds it rewarding to be working with children. In her spare time, Juanita loves to listen to live music, dance, travel and spend time with family and friends.
Kiari is new to the California Bay from Portland, Oregon. She graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, focusing on media relations and intercultural communication. In her free time, she likes to read, discover new music, and travel with friends and family. Kiari is passionate about different cultures and is excited to enjoy the new experiences the Bay has to offer!
Monica grew up in Vallejo, California. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from the illustrious Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. After receiving her bachelors, Monica came back to the Bay Area and continued her education taking online courses toward her Masters in Community Health Education at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA and also decided to apply for the Diablo Valley Community College RDA program where she received her RDA. After receiving her RDA she moved to Southern California to finish her Masters program. After receiving her Masters she moved back to the Bay Area and started working as a Pediatric RDA. Outside of dentistry Monica enjoys volunteering for the CDA Foundation for CDA Cares community dental clinic, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Ashley grew up in the Bay Area and she has been in dentistry as a RDA since 2012. She loves working with kids and currently working towards her long time goal of obtaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree as well as in her spare time volunteers for the California Dental Association (CDA) Foundation. Outside of dentistry, Ashley enjoys traveling, arts and crafts, hiking, and spending time with her son, family and friends.
Buddy is our Certified Office Therapy Dog. He is a Chiwoxy (a mix between a Wired Hair Terrier and a Chihuahua). Buddy received his certification through the Canine Good Citizen course. He is sweet, gentle, and loves to snuggle! He has helped many of our patients feel more at ease, so please let us know if you would like to meet or cuddle with him during your visit! :)