Our Staff

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

  • Dr. Vincent Lim, D.D.S.
    Dentist

    Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Vincent Lim moved to California after his dental education. He has always worked hard and tried to become the best that he can be. When time permits, he enjoys life to the fullest by traveling around the world. It allows him to learn about different people and foreign cultures. He loves his profession because it allows him to meet many unique individuals while being able to help them. Perhaps his most memorable accomplishment was when he visited an Indian reservation in Tuba City, Arizona for 3 weeks. There he and his colleagues made dentures for the underprivileged Navajo elderly. Vince always looks forward to engaging in such opportunities to help people. He is married and has two wonderful sons.

    • University of Maryland Dental School – Magna Cum Laude ‘98.  
    • General Practice Residency at Long Beach Veteran Hospital.  
    • He is a member of the: American Dental Association,
    • California Dental Association,
    • and Berkeley Dental Society.  

    When I’m Not Practicing Dentistry… I visit and hike US National Parks.  
    Favorite Job Before Dentistry: YMCA camp counselor.  
    Favorite Food: Hot Steamed Maryland Blue Crabs.  
    If I Was Not a Dentist, I’d Be…. a cowboy.
    Best Kept Secret: Avid Scrabble player.

  • Dr. Allan Sio, D.D.S.
    Dentist

    Though Dr. Allan Sio was born in Maryland, he grew up locally and attended UC Berkeley, majoring in Integrative Biology (1997).  After graduating dental school at UCSF (2002) he worked in private practices throughout the East Bay until finally deciding to partner with his cousin Dr. Vincent Lim and started North Berkeley Dental Arts (2005).  For exercise, he plays basketball, rides road and mountain bikes, and goes on walks in his neighborhood. When Dr. Sio isn't providing patients with great dental care, he can be found spending time with his family and taking his 2 year old daughter to the park. He is part of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Berkeley Dental Society.  

    Favorite Sports Team: Golden State Warriors.

    Favorite Job Before Dentistry:  Washing cars.

    Favorite Food: Sushi.

    If I Was Not a Dentist, I’d Be…. an NBA basketball player. 

    Best Kept Secret: Won an ice cream eating contest in Italy.

  • Dr. Philip Vassilopoulos D.D.S., D.M.D
    Periodontist

    Dr. Philip Vassilopoulos, also known as “Dr. Philip” or “Dr. V”, hails from Athens, Greece. He completed his DDS in Athens and received his Certificate in Periodontology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2003. His passion for teaching Periodontology led him into an academic career from 2003 to 2014 at UAB. During this time, he completed his DMD and was promoted through the ranks to Associate Professor and enjoyed serving as Director of the Graduate Program. He is board certified by the American Board of Periodontology, has lectured nationally and internationally as well as published peer-reviewed research.

    Following his childhood dream to live in California, and his family relocated to Northern California in 2014 where he has worked in private practice in a multispecialty dental group. He has experience in the full scope of periodontology and implant dentistry. His main interest is to provide the best care and treatment options to patients based on solid evidence and innovative concepts.

    He currently resides in the East Bay with his wife and 11 year-old daughter. In his free time he enjoys cheering on the SF Giants, and he is a longtime fan of baseball great Barry Bonds. He also roots for Cristiano Ronaldo and likes to play soccer himself whenever he can. His other hobbies include traveling, spending time with his lovely family and listening to music; fun fact, Dr. Philip aspires to play the electric guitar someday, rock on Dr. V!


Assistants

Lanette, Nancy, Vicky, and Tsering

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Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Some Saturdays

Sunday:

Closed