Berkeley Prosthodontics and General Dentistry
Meet Our Team
Dr. Amy Au - Prosthodontist
Dr. Au received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Science from the University of the Pacific. She then attended the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS).
During her studies, Dr. Au found her passion for restorative dentistry and went on to attend three additional years of training in the Advanced Prosthodontics Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and receive her Masters of Oral Science degree. She is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP).
As part of her commitment to providing her patients with cutting-edge restorative dentistry, Dr. Au stays current with the latest advancements in dentistry, including state-of-the-art technology and updated techniques and materials. She relentlessly strives for excellence and has been recognized for her achievements with numerous honors and awards, including:
- 2nd Place in John J. Sharry Prosthodontics Research Competition, ACP
- Tau Kappa Omega, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Honor Society
- OKU Clinical Excellence Award in Removable Prosthodontics
- Quintessence Research Award for Outstanding Research Achievement
- Listing in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges – Outstanding Merit and Accomplishment
- Hinman Award for Excellence in Research
Dr. Au is also an active member of the following associations:
- Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontists
- California Dental Association
- American College of Prosthodontics Fellow (ACP)
- International Association of Dental Research (ADR)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Associate Member, Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontics
- Editor of Pacific Coast Society of Prosthodontics, Newsletter
- Board Member, Berkeley Dental Society
Dr. Au was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a foodie and a yogi. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her significant other, Matthew, who is also a dentist.
Dr. Barbara Curtis - Dentist
Dr. Barbara Curtis grew up in Los Angeles and has been practicing as a general dentist since 1995. She graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a BS in biology and went on to earn her DDS from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. Barbara received several awards while in dental school at USC including the Thor Humanitarian Award, which is given to the graduating student that most demonstrates humanistic values.
Dr. Curtis loves getting to know our patients to understand their needs and desires. She appreciates the unique nature of each patient and enjoys the fact that every day brings different challenges.
In her free time, Dr. Curtis is an avid Mahjong player and currently participates in four groups!
Dr. Donald Curtis - Prosthodontist
Dr. Donald Curtis has been a practicing prosthodontist in Berkeley for over twenty years and has also been a professor at the University of California San Francisco since 1986.
Dr. Curtis graduated from the University of Oregon with a BS in general sciences, received a DMD dental degree from the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center and a certificate in prosthodontics from the University of Southern California, and went on to earn a certificate in maxillofacial prosthodontics from University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Curtis has held faculty appointments at USC, UCLA, and UCSF.
At UCSF, Dr. Curtis works with graduate students training to become prosthodontists. He has published over 50 articles in scientific literature ranging from how to decrease and/or reverse cavities to how implants work and how quality-of-life issues are related to dental procedures.
A native of Alameda, Dr. Curtis enjoys hiking and reading in his spare time.
Marilyn - Office Manager and Patient Coordinator
Marilyn graduated from NYCC in 1972 and has been working at Berkeley Prosthodontics since 2002. She enjoys working as part of a dedicated team and taking the time to get to know patients coming to the practice
Marilyn has resided in Alameda with her husband for 35 years. In her free time, she loves walking outdoors, belly dancing, ethnic dance, reading, and spending time with family.
Carin - Hygienist
Carin is originally a Colorado native. She has three grown children, her oldest son enrolled in the Culinary program in the city. Carn's oldest daughter is a junior at Colorado University at Boulder, and her youngest daughter is taking classes at Chabot Community College. Carin has lived in the Bay Area for 30 years and has worked in the Berkeley, Rockridge area for 18 years. In her spare time, Carin loves outdoor time with her dog Diesel. When she isn't outdoors spending time with her dog, she likes to dive into a good book or spend time in the kitchen learning a new recipe. Carin loves the practice of dental care and hygiene. Providing care in a gentle but thorough manner is her priority. As she continues to learn and grow in her practice of care, Carin loves to provide a positive environment to educate patients while being able to adjust care to meet the unique needs of the client.
Sheilia - Dental Assistant
Sheilia was born and raised in California. She moved to Atlanta Georgia where she received her Expanded Duty Dental Assistant Certificate from Gwinnett School of Dentistry. She has been in the field for over 10 years. Her favorite part of dentistry is seeing the results from cosmetic procedures and the beautiful smiles that come along with it. Sheilia is also gentle and compassionate with the patients and has good bedside manner. Sheilia's goal is to continue with her education in dentistry so she will have a thorough knowledge in all aspects of the field.
Sheilia is married with two sons. They live in Richmond California. On her off days, Sheilia enjoys curling up with a good book, writing poetry, and family camping trips.