Welcome to Our Practice

Our philosophy is to provide treatment to the whole person  with a special focus on how your teeth and gums relate to your total body health. We want you to be confident that your smile achieves your goals for comfort, function and appearance. We're here to make that happen.

We also understand that choosing a dentist is an important decision. After all, your smile is your greatest asset and says a lot about your overall health. From the moment you walk in the door, you'll be welcomed by a caring staff in a relaxed, stress-free environment where the whole family can feel at ease.

Our office offers a full range of general and cosmetic dental treatments  to help you achieve your perfect smile, such as Invisalign, teeth whitening, crowns, preventive care and implants. We utilize the latest in dental technology and techniques in order to offer you the best preventive care and treatment.

To learn more about our comprehensive services offered, please take a few moments to look over the informative pages on our website. For additional information, you can always contact our office by calling (804)346-4066.


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Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    H. Andrew Fratkin
    Dentist

    Dr. H. Andrew Fratkin (Andy) graduated in 1986 from the University of Georgia with a bachelor of science degree in statistics and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Medical College of Virginia in 1990.  He is a member of both the Richmond and Virginia chapters of the American Dental Association and is an active member and former President of the McKee-Dominion Study Club. The club meets monthly to discuss relevant topics in the field of dentistry.  In his spare time, Dr. Fratkin enjoys spending time with his family, vacationing, exercising and cheering on his Georgia Bulldogs during football season, GO DAWGS!

  • Jessica Beale
    Hygienist

    Jessica is a native to the Richmond area.  She graduated from dental hygiene school in 2002 and has worked with Dr. Fratkin since 2005.  Jessica enjoys her time outside of the office with her husband and four children.  She is active in the sports community spending many hours at the baseball field supporting her children and watching her favorite Washington Nationals.

  • Diane Richmon
    Hygienist

    Diane, originally from upstate New York, transplanted to Richmond after earning her dental hygiene degree.  She has worked with Dr. Fratkin since he started his own dental practice in 1996.  This office is unique due to the amazing loyal staff and the positive and supportive relationships they have with each other and the patients.  Diane looks forward to seeing her patients and have the chance to catch up about their lives and interests when they come in for their dental hygiene visits.  In her free time, Diane enjoys working out, learning about health and nutrition, and spending time with her husband, two daughters and her granddaughter.

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

    Visiting Andrew Fratkin, DDS gives my family and me more reasons to smile.

    The Johnson Family

    Dr. Fratkin provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most.

    Jennifer R.

Featured Articles

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  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease

    While you may think that some loss of teeth is inevitable with aging, it is actually possible for all of your teeth to last a lifetime. One of the ways you can achieve this goal is to avoid periodontal disease (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth), which is caused by bacteria that attack the ...

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  • Smile Makeover

    Smiling with confidence makes you feel great. A beautiful smile is also an important social and professional asset. Yet there are many people who avoid showing their teeth in public or in photographs because they don't like what they see. If that describes you, then why not start the process of getting ...

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  • Oral Hygiene for Kids

    Teeth can last a lifetime if you take care of them right — and the best time to start is just as soon as they begin appearing. By establishing good oral hygiene routines for your children right from the start, you'll give them the best chance of keeping their teeth healthy — forever. Tooth decay, ...

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  • Invisalign for Teens

    There's a new technology that's (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, you might find it's the best fit for your lifestyle: It lets ...

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  • Fillings

    If you have never had a cavity, congratulations! If you have had one, you are not alone. About 78% of us have had at least one cavity by the time we reach age 17, according to a 2000 report by the U.S. Surgeon General. Fortunately there's a time-tested treatment for cavities: the dental filling. Fillings ...

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  • Orthodontic FAQs

    What do orthodontists do? Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose and treat problems with the position, alignment or spacing of the teeth, and related irregularities in the face and the jaw. A number of special treatments, including braces and other oral appliances, are used to correct these ...

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  • Sinus Surgery

    If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it ...

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  • Tips to Prevent Cavities

    Cavities are little holes in teeth that can eventually cause big problems. They form when tooth-eroding acid attacks a tooth's protective outer covering (enamel). This acid mainly comes from two sources: your diet, and certain oral bacteria that thrive in the absence of effective oral hygiene. If cavities ...

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  • Preventive Dentistry

    You've no doubt heard it said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In dentistry, you might say it's worth two pounds. Maybe even thousands of dollars. That's because dental problems can become exponentially more expensive — and painful — the longer they go unaddressed. Fortunately, ...

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  • Oral Cancer

    Cancer is a scary word, but the more you know about it, the better able you will be to protect yourself and the ones you love. This is particularly true of oral cancer, which is very treatable if caught early. Unfortunately, about two-thirds of oral cancers are not caught until the late stages. You may ...

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Monday:

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Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

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Sunday:

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