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

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  • Dr.
    H. Andrew Fratkin

    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

    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

    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.


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.

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  • Bridges

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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