Ashby Dental in Elmwood

Welcome to Ashby Dental in Elmwood. We’re so glad you’re here! While your smile is our top priority, we care about more than just your pearly whites – we care about your overall well-being. Whether you’re coming in for a routine dental exam, need an emergency dental procedure, or want professional teeth whitening, our friendly staff is ready to serve you with excellence and integrity.

At Ashby Dental in Elmwood, we’re on a mission to enrich lives through unparalleled dental experiences and workplace culture by:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
  • Earning the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
  • Exceeding your expectations.
  • Ensuring a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
  • Striving for continuous improvement at all levels.

In addition to teaching clinical restorative dentistry at University of the Pacific, Ashby Dental is also a proud member of the Berkeley Dental Society, California Dental Association and the American Dental Association; University of San Francisco California Alumni; Spear Education; and the Alameda County Dental Association.

Meet the Team
Ashby Dental in Elmwood


Ashby Dental in Elmwood
2507 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705

(510) 549-0133

Mon – Thu 8am to 5pm
Fridays 8am to 1pm

New Patients

What to Expect

We know you have many choices when choosing a dentist in Berkeley so thank you for choosing Ashby Dental in Elmwood. We are grateful for the opportunity to take great care of you and your smile. To make the most of your first visit, please follow the steps below.


Schedule Your Appointment

The first step is to schedule your appointment through our easy, online scheduling option. If for any reason you cannot keep a scheduled appointment, or will be delayed, please call our office as soon as possible. Once you’ve scheduled your appointment, take a minute to meet our team so we’re not strangers when you first arrive.


Complete Your Patient Forms

Once you’ve locked in your appointment, our office will send your patient forms via email. Please complete the forms at least 48 hours prior to your appointment so we can get to know you before your visit. The information you provide in your patient forms will prepare our team to provide the best possible care for you. If you’re unable to complete your patient forms before your first appointment please arrive at least 30 minutes early to complete them in our office. We look forward to getting to know you!


Review Insurance & Payment Options

At Ashby Dental, we accept most traditional insurance plans. For payment, we accept cash, check, credit card, and CareCredit financing. For your peace of mind, feel free to contact our office ahead of your visit to verify acceptance of your plan and payment options. We also offer an in-house membership plan that you can sign up for if you don’t have current dental coverage.


Choose Your Color ‒ Support Your Cause

At the end of each visit at Ashby Dental, when you choose a color for your free, compostable toothbrush, you’re partnering with us and MamaP to support a cause you care about. Based on the color you choose, a small donation is made to the corresponding cause. If you’re a new patient, you’ll also receive a gift bag of goodies, including a bar of soap from Clean 360.

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530 Toothbrushes

$1,395 for ocean conservation through The Ocean Foundation

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330 Toothbrushes

$868 to save the bees through Xerces Society

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330 Toothbrushes

$868 for LGBTQ through the Trevor Project

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100 Toothbrushes

$263 for mental health through the National Alliance on Mental Health

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100 Toothbrushes

$263 for women’s rights through Planned Parenthood


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Donated to Causes You Care About

Meet the Team

At Ashby Dental in Elmwood

Chris Guerisoli, DDS


Dr. Chris Guerisoli graduated from the esteemed UCSF School of Dentistry and has held leadership positions with the California Dental Association for many years. He regularly participates and facilitates continuing education courses, study groups, and case studies in order to provide the best possible care for his patients. He is passionate about empowering his patients through transparency, education, and compassion. He loves living in Berkeley and can often be found enjoying nature or the baseball field with his kids.

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Robin Whitley, DDS


Dr. Robin Whitley graduated from UCSF school of Dentistry and has been practicing in Berkeley for over 25 years. She is passionate about dentistry and keeps her skills sharp with study clubs and advanced courses to give her patients the best care possible. Dr. Whitley likes to give back by participating in CDA Cares free clinics, and by teaching the next generation of dentists at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. She is an active member of the California Dental Association and life member of the American Dental Association. When not in the office or at UOP, Dr. Whitley can be found traveling, baking, reading, or playing pickleball.

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Momina Rehman, RDH


Momina Rehman studied at the University of the Pacific Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry and received her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene in June of 2021. Momina is also affiliated with California Dental Hygiene Association. Dental hygiene first sparked her interest due to negative past experiences in dental offices. Because the lack of adequate oral care deeply affected her childhood, she chose to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She believes that the negative experiences people have in dental fields can be prevented with education and knowledge to care for oral health. Momina has recognized the extreme need for preventive hygiene services in our community and would like to educate our patients to improve their oral health. When she is not educating people about dental health, she enjoys spending her time with her family or going out and shopping.

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Monica Ta, RDH


Monica Ta graduated from University of California Davis in 2001 with a BS in Biochemistry. She went on to pursue a BS in Dental Hygiene from the University of Southern California, and graduated in 2003. She has been practicing throughout the Bay Area ever since. She enjoys attending the California Dental Association annually and attends CE courses for the latest techniques and knowledge to promote quality dental care. Monica chose to work in dental hygiene because she loves interacting with patients and promoting quality dental care. She also values a working environment in which she can form trusting bonds with patients and colleagues. Monica is married and has three sons. When she is not taking care of your dental hygiene, you can find her running, swimming and cooking for her growing boys! Her favorite activity is watching a movie nightly with her kids.

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Angelica Hernandez, RDA

REGISTERED dental assistant

Angelica Hernandez was born and raised in the Bay Area. She is a registered dental assistant, and has been working in the dental field since 2008. She plans to further her education at the University of the Pacific to become an extended function registered dental assistant. She has been blessed with a son and enjoys going to the gym when she has time. She attends church with her family on the weekend.

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“I’ve never had to wait, everything is run on time and every detail greatly organized.”
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“Dr. Whitley is incredible with the kids, to the point where they enthusiastically look forward to appointments!”
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