Dr. Sharon Albright, DDS
A native of California, Dr. Sharon Albright earned a doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and an Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Albright began practicing dentistry in 1993 in Kansas City, Missouri, as Dental Director of Cabot Westside Clinic. She was also a clinical instructor at her alma mater’s School of Dentistry.
Dr. Sharon Albright was named the Outstanding Young Alumnus of the Year in 2001 by the University of Missouri, Kansas City Alumni Association – an annual award which recognizes a graduate who has completed their education within the last 10 years, exhibited outstanding service to the UMKC School of Dentistry, the dental profession and the community, and maintained the highest standards of professionalism. In the late 2001 Dr. Albright relocated to California and began private practice in her current Oakland location.
Dr. Albright’s professional memberships include the American Dental Association, California Dental Association and Alameda County Dental Society as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Albright is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and an alumna of Florida A&M University.
Dr. Albright and her staff welcome you to visit their comfortable Telegraph Avenue location, just south of the Berkeley border in Oakland. Please feel free to contact her.
Our Dental Team
Dr. Ellyn Thompson, DDS
Originally from Albuquerque, NM, Dr. Thompson has always loved exploring new places and is thoroughly enjoying the Bay Area and all it has to offer. Dr. Thompson completed her exceptional dental education at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska as well as a post-doctoral residency program at UCSF. During Dr. Thompson’s time at Creighton she was actively involved in leadership as both the President of the School of Dentistry and as coordinator the American Student Dental Association. Through her year long residency at UCSF after graduation from dental school she received advanced training in oral surgery, severe facial trauma, special needs dentistry with operating room experience, advanced oral pathology diagnosis and treatment, complex oral infections, orofacial pain and TMJ management.
Dr. Thompson began placing implants 3 years ago, and since has completed additional coursework in advanced sinus lift and bone grafting procedures. She is currently enrolled in a year long, comprehensive implant course working toward her certification as a Associate Fellow in the Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Above all, Dr. Thompson is committed to excellence in every endeavor- she strives to put the patient’s needs above all else. Dr. Thompson is pleased to provide comprehensive care through examinations and oral cancer screenings, restorations and crowns, dentures and partial dentures, root canals and nerve treatment, discussing how health impacts oral health, and through surgical procedures.
She is always looking forward to the next adventure- exploring the area by foot, water, air, or stomach. If you have a suggestion for her to add to the exploration, she would love your input
Registered Dental Hygienist – An expert in preventive oral health care, Boba plays a major role in promoting, attaining and maintaining the health of the supporting structures for the teeth and, in turn, the overall health of our patients. Gentle cleanings, oral hygiene education and coaching in home care techniques are her specialties.
- Started her career as a dental assistant.
- Strives to make patients as comfortable as possible and develop mutual trust
- Can eat red velvet cake any time of the day
- Is a very picky eater
- Has watched every episode of “Friends”
- Loves every shade of the color blue
Registered Dental Assistant – Melissa assists the dentist(s) and performs selected procedures of her own. Takes care of the patients so that they feel as comfortable as possible before, during and after treatment. Also manages patient flow, clinical preparation, supply inventory and sterilization to make treatment proceed safely and efficiently.
- A San Francisco Native
- A foodie
- Loves cheesecake and the color yellow
- Talks and moves really fast
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Dr. Sharon Albright practices dentistry in Oakland, CA Also serving the Berkeley, Emeryville, Albany, Alameda County and the surrounding East Bay, CA area