Palmyra

We Are Always Welcoming New Patients!

If you are looking for a better dental care experience, our dentist office in Palmyra, VA is currently accepting new patients. We would love to meet you!

Commonwealth Dentistry | Melissa Alvarado | DDS

Melissa Alvarado-Romero Pou

DDS

Dr Alvarado-Romero Pou was born and raised in the Texas Panhandle where she obtained her undergraduate degree. Following dental school she furthered her education by completing a 2 year General Practice Residency at Western Reserve Healthcare in Ohio, before she decided to settle down in Virginia.

Dr Alvarado enjoys all areas of comprehensive dental care from preventive treatment and simple restorations to root canals, extractions, implants, crown and bridge work and cosmetic care. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association and the Academy of Genera Dentistry and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Steven Christofakis

DDS

Dr. Christofakis graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended graduate school at Virginia Commonwealth University and earned his Master of Science in Physiology with a thesis in head and neck cancer research. After obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the New York University’s College of Dentistry, he completed a 2-year general practice residency at Virginia Commonwealth University and the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. There he developed skills of surgical technique in the fields of Periodontics, Implant Placement, and Endodontics, as well as earned his certification in Anesthesia. He has recently relocated back to Richmond, VA to be closer to family, where he enjoys an active lifestyle including playing sports, instruments, and traveling.

Palmyra Office

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Prepare For Your First Visit

Your initial dentist appointment at our Palmyra, VA location will typically consist of a comprehensive examination by one of our doctors, a periodontal (gum) evaluation by a dental hygienist, x-rays if appropriate, and a review of your treatment options and associated costs. If you are currently experiencing pain or a dental emergency, please contact the location nearest you, and we’ll schedule you for a problem-focused exam with one of our doctors to immediately address this concern.

We can’t wait to meet you, so to make your first visit as successful and easy as possible, please bring the following documents with you when you arrive at our office:

  • Your insurance information so we can help estimate any out of pocket costs
  • Any x-rays taken by a previous dentist, if applicable
  • A list of medications you are presently taking
  • A completed copy of our your medical history

IMPORTANT: All patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please alert the office if you have a medical condition that may be of concern prior to treatment (diabetes, high blood pressure, artificial heart valves and joints, rheumatic fever, etc.) or if you are currently taking any medication (heart medications, aspirin, anticoagulant therapy, medications for osteoporosis, etc.)

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