Dr. Richard Bates, DDS

Dr. Richard Bates, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Bates, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Colonial Heights, VA. He practices dentistry.Read his story

Richard Bates DDS

3610 Boulevard Ste A

Colonial Heights, VA 23834
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Delta Dental
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Bates' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bates "I love being a dentist. Over the years, I have had the opportunity to meet so many wonderful people, and the friendships that I've built with my patients and their families are one in a million. It has always been my focus to make each patient feel at home when they come to me for treatment and I work hard to give my patients the attention they deserve. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: My education in dentistry has provided me with a strong foundation of knowledge and experience. By regularly participating in continuing education, I am aware of the latest technology and dental treatments. My patients deserve the best, and continuing education allows me to provide my patients with more options and better results."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bates "At the office of Dr. Richard Bates, our goal is to deliver the best dental treatments, sooner. We want our patients to experience the benefits of a healthier mouth and a healthier smile. We are straightforward, thorough, and informative. Patients are never left in the dark; we keep our patients informed of their progress every step of the way."

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

21  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Dental Disorders
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Plaque
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Teething
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Bates, DDS
Dr. Bates is very pleasant & caring. He is exceptionally patient & understanding, showing an interest in the whole patient. His warm smile, which he is ALWAYS wearing, is one of the most reassuring things I could possibly hope to see as I look up from any dental procedure. His education,...Read More
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C R in Petersburg, VA – Jan 24, 2017
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I dislike going to the dentist so much but Dr. Bates and his staff make every effort to put you at ease. I was given headphones to listen to music to help distract the noise of the drilling for my crown. They are constantly asking if you are okay during the procedure and giving you breaks to make...Read More
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Janet in Petersburg, VA – Jan 19, 2017
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Excellent treatment coupled with pleasing atmosphere and staff.
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Ed Coleman in Hopewell, VA – Oct 23, 2015
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