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A descendant of three generations of health professionals (his grandfather was one of the first African American dentists in the South), Dr. Arnold never considered any other occupation. He grew up "hanging around the dental office," watching his grandfather work while discussing community politics. His father was a general medical practitioner in Detroit, Michigan. According to Dr. Arnold, "In my practice, one of my primary goals is to eliminate the fear patients have toward dentistry and to present the discipline in a fun and enjoyable way. Dr. Happy Tooth is my way of presenting the issue of dentistry to kids in a non-threatening environment. It also presents dental hygiene as a pleasant learning experience." Dr. Arnold attended the same college as his parents, Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee and went on to Meharry Medical College, the alma mater for his father and grandfather. Good fortune was with him when he was accepted into San Francisco’s Mt. Zion residency program in 1972. Mt. Zion has one of the leading residency programs for dentists in the country and only accepts three graduates per year. Dr. Arnold made a name for himself in the Bay Area when, in 1974, he teamed up with Dr. Collins, author of Your Teeth, a handbook on personal dental care, and Dr. William Pitman, the first African American dentist to open a practice in the East Bay in 1930. Within a year, Dr. Arnold had over 100 patients of his own. Today, Dr. Arnold, and his wife and dental practice partner, Dr. Wendi Wilson have over 3,000 loyal and "happy" patients. Dr. Arnold is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, on the hospital staff at Mt. Zion, Herrick and Alta Bates, and is a member of both the National Dental Association and the Berkeley Dental Association.
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Being a BLACK owned bueiness here in Berkeley for OVER 40 years!
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Rate & Reviews
How would you rate Arnold and Wilson DDS?
Very family friendly dentist office, from the moment you walk in your greeted by name. Staff are super friendly and always helpful when it comes to giving tips on taking care of your teeth.
I have personally known and been a patient of Dr.'s A & Dr.'s W team for.over 10 years. From root canals,extractions, porcelain to cantilevers, these Doctors are professionals who incorporate the latest procedures and tools of the industry. I certainly recommend that you make your next dental appointment with Dr. Arnold and Dr. Wilson. You and your teeth will be Happy you did!!
Great Dentists - Really friendly and experienced staff - make going to the dentist office a fun experience. Definitely recommend this office
I have never been to a better dentist. You are doing a disservice to yourself and your teeth if you don't make these wonderful professionals your primary dentist. They have an amazing referral program that allows you to refer people for credit; they are patient and they understand the meaning of quality and care. They will always be my primary dentist as long as I live in the bay area!
My experience has been very positive. Good office dynamic.
I’ve had a few appointments and it’s been the best dentist experience I’ve had. Great friendly staff and I feel genuinely cared for. Dr. Tran does good work and I also had a good interaction with Dr. Arnold when Dr. Tran was out. Definitely recommended
I work as an assistant to the doctors and I really enjoy working here. Everyday I wake up i'm excited to come back to the office because Ashley is the best! . I have been in the field for a very long time and after watching the Doctors and the staff work, I can say with confidence that the care that is provided to the patients is Awesome. I, myself, have received stellar work done from this office so , of course, I would recommend this office to my family and friends.
Staff is awesome, everyone treats you like family. Enjoy being part of this team
I am a provider at this office and it is pleasure working with such compassionate and competent people to give the highest standard of care to our patients!
Proud to be a part on this team,so grateful for the opportunities that was given to me.
This was hands down the BEST dentist I've ever been to! I've moved a lot over the last 20 years and been to about a dozen different dentists, but this was by far the best experience I've ever had.
First of all, Ashley was exceptional at dealing with my complicated schedule to find something that worked, I loved the option to communicate by text.
As soon as I walked into the office I was greeted warmly and everyone had big smiles (what you want to see at a dentist!), a very kind man took my coat and joked with me which made me feel at ease from the get go.
Next, Alexis did a great job taking my x-rays and photos and making me feel comfortable. Finally I was seen by Dr Le, who explained what he was doing and was extremely gentle. Everyone was professional, but friendly and easy to talk to. All the equipment looked state of the art and the office was very clean/modern.
Overall, fantastic experience and service with a smile. I'm almost sad that I don't have to go back for another 6 months!
Dr. Le is a great doctor doing a great job on my teeth, i like it everything what he have done. Thanks.
There is nothing better than a friendly calm atmosphere to get your mouth worked on.
Everyone I have encountered there is really cool.
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