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 and her friends. She enjoys doing yoga, going on hikes, running, painting, watching sports, and exploring the Bay area! Dr. Roy can also speak Spanish and Bengali.
Amber grew up near Lafayette and is a longtime local East Bay resident. At a young age, she realized that she had a passion for dentistry. Amber has over 15 years of experience working in the dental field and is skilled in both the clinical and administrative sides of dentistry. She cares for each patient with patience and compassion and takes pride in the ensuring that our patients have a comfortable and positive experience. In her spare time Amber enjoys spending time with her two cats, going on hikes, biking, camping and spending time with her family and friends.