Your Berkeley Dentist

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Welcome to Berkeley Hills Dentistry - Est. 1926

Your smile is our passion and has been for nearly a century! Berkeley Hills Dentistry is one of the most established practices in the Bay Area, tracing our roots back to Dr. Hans Gummerbach in 1926. Our highest priorities are helping patients achieve & maintain optimal oral health, and turning dream smiles into reality.

Cosmetic Smile Makeover

Cosmetic & Reconstructive

Our doctors are trained in a wide range of services, from dental crowns & implants to porcelain veneers, Lumineers & more.

Smile Makeovers

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At Berkeley Hills Dentistry our doctors are highly trained in both cosmetic smile enhancements, as well as advanced reconstructive dentistry.

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Clear Aligner System

No metal braces needed! Straighten your teeth quickly and efficiently with Invisalign or ClearCorrect.


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We offer both Invisalign® and ClearCorrect treatments as teeth straightening options. Invisible braces offer additional benefits that traditional orthodontic braces do not.

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Dental Implants

Eat what you want, when you want, without worrying about your dentures falling out.

Implant Dentistry

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Advancements in modern dentistry over the past decades have given way to dental implants. A permanent tooth replacement solution without the hassle of dentures.

Dr. Vagan Tapaltsyan DDS, PhD

Meet Vagan Tapaltsyan, DDS, PhD

Leading the Berkeley Hills Dentistry team is Berkeley resident, Dr. Vagan Tapaltsyan. Dr. Tapaltsyan received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and PhD in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine from the University of California San Francisco. He is a general dentist in Berkeley with a focus on family dentistry and tooth replacement. Dr. Tapaltsyan's background and commitment to vigorous continuing education make him a leader in his field. He believes in individualized dentistry and takes great pride in always providing patients with the highest level of care.

Virtual Smile Consultation

Implant Dentistry

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Are you ready for a permanent tooth replacement option? Schedule with our Berkeley dentist today!

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Dental Implants

Full Mouth Rejuvenation

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Badly damaged or missing all of your teeth? Check out our full mouth restoration options.

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Where Science & Innovation Meet Dentistry

Our office at Berkeley Hills Dentistry is a fully digital office and features state-of-the-art dental technology. We utilize the most eco-friendly and innovative systems to better treat our patients. This includes low dose X-Ray technology, advanced laser dentistry, cutting edge teeth aligners and the latest in restorative dentistry procedures. 


Constant study and practice have made Dr. Tapaltsyan a leader in the field of restorative dentistry. He utilizes his expertise and PhD in regenerative medicine, to produce better outcomes for his patients.

Our Berkeley Hills Office Location

Berkeley Hills Dentistry was originally located on Shattuck Avenue in the Wells Fargo Chamber of Commerce Building. The practice relocated in 1976 to our current location on 1760 Solano Avenue in the Solano Professional Building. We are about 12 blocks east of Masonic Ave. in between Ensenada Ave. and Modoc Street. Our Berkeley Dental office services patients from all Berkeley neighborhoods, as well as Albany, Thousand Oaks, Cragmont, Kensington and surrounding areas.

Have Questions?

Get In Touch:

1760 Solano Ave. Suite 309
Berkeley, CA 94707

(510) 527-9564

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Office Hours:

Monday: 8AM - 5PM
Tuesday: 8AM - 7PM
Wednesday: 8AM - 5PM
Thursday: 8AM - 5PM
Friday: 8AM - 5PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday Closed