Richmond Periodontics & Pediatric Dentistry

The specialty dental care you deserve

6750 Forest Hill Ave., Suite B
Richmond, VA 23225
(804) 653-4290

Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

 

Specialized care for a healthier future

At Commonwealth Dentistry Specialty in Forest Hill, our Richmond Periodontist and Pediatric Dentist are dedicated to providing specialty dental care for you and your child.

 

We’ve centered this practice around providing care designed around the specific needs of each patient. Above all else, we want what’s best for you and your child’s long-term health.

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Convenient Routine Appointments

Between our centrally-located office and our warm and welcoming staff, appointments have never been more convenient.

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We Start On Time

We’re proud to provide an experience that puts you first. Our appointments always start on time and exceed expectations.

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Insurance & Financing Options

We accept most major insurance plans as well as many regional plans. For those without insurance, take advantage of our in-house discount plan.

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Specially-Trained Dentists

Our Richmond pediatric dentists, endodontists, and periodontists have experience and training to provide the latest specialty treatments comfortably and effectively.

Services offered at our Forrest Hill Specialty Office

Pediatric Dentistry at Commonwealth Dentistry

At Commonwealth Dentistry, our pediatric dentistry services are designed to provide comprehensive dental care for children, ensuring a positive and gentle experience. Our pediatric dentist’s focus is on preventive care, teaching children the importance of good oral hygiene from an early age.

 

The goal with all of our patients is to create a welcoming environment where children feel comfortable and can learn the value of dental health, setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles.

Pediatric Dentistry Treatments

  • Routine Preventive Care
  • Restorative Treatments
  • Special Needs Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Oral Health Education
  • Orthodontics

Pediatric dentistry can help your child…

  • Maintain oral health
  • Develop a healthy smile
  • Fix any oral health issues
  • Learn the importance of oral health

Periodontics at Commonwealth Dentistry

Our periodontic services are dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease and the placement of dental implants. We offer advanced treatments including gum grafting, bone grafting, and the use of dental implants to address tooth loss and gum recession.

 

With a focus on restoring oral health and aesthetics, our periodontists work closely with patients to develop personalized treatment plans. This comprehensive approach ensures the best possible care for patients with periodontal needs.

Periodontics Treatments

  • Periodontal Treatment
  • Bone Graft
  • Sinus Lift
  • Gum Contouring
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Osseous Surgery
  • Gingival Graft

Periodontics can help you…

  • Preserve gum health
  • Cultivate a healthy periodontal foundation
  • Restore gums damaged by gum disease
  • Address any gum-related concerns

Endodontics at Commonwealth Dentistry

Commonwealth Dentistry’s endodontics services focus on diagnosing and treating tooth pain and performing root canal treatment to save teeth with diseased or injured pulp. Our skilled endodontists utilize state-of-the-art technology to ensure precise and comfortable procedures.

 

Our entire team is committed to relieving tooth pain and preserving natural teeth, emphasizing the importance of maintaining dental health and function. Through our expert care, patients can expect a focus on pain management, restoration, and the prevention of future dental issues.

Endodontic Treatments

  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Endodontic Retreatment
  • Apicoectomy (Root-end resection)
  • Pulpotomy
  • Pulpectomy

Endodontics can help you…

  • Alleviate tooth pain and sensitivity
  • Preserve damaged natural teeth with root canal treatments
  • Treat infections within the tooth pulp
  • Save teeth compromised by deep decay or cracks

Meet our Richmond specialty dentists

Dr. Nick Yesbeck

Our in-house periodontist, Dr. Nicholas Yesbeck is a lifelong Richmonder. He grew up in Midlothian and attended Virginia Commonwealth University for 11 years, where he received his undergraduate degree, DDS degree, and specialty certificate in periodontics with a Master of Science in Dentistry. His training was concentrated on treating periodontal disease, gum grafting, bone grafting, dental implants, and moderate sedation.

He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Richmond Dental Society. He also gives back to the community through local Mission of Mercy projects in Virginia.

Outside of dentistry, he enjoys spending time with his family and staying active outdoors.

Dr. Danielle Miller

Dr. Miller grew up in a small town in North Carolina. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from High Point University in High Point, NC. After completing her undergraduate studies, she attended Virginia Commonwealth University’s dental school where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Directly after obtaining her dental degree, she pursued her certificate in pediatric dentistry from the University of Florida in Gainesville. Go Gators!

Dr. Miller recently became a board-certified pediatric dentist and is a diplomate for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Virginia Dental Association.

In her free time, she likes going for runs and trying new restaurants, as well as spending time with her fiancée and cat. Dr. Miller is looking forward to working at Commonwealth in order to brighten smiles all over the Richmond area!

Dr. Balasudha Baladhandayutham

Balasudha Baladhandayutham, DDS, MS, brings a rich background in dentistry from her origins in Chennai, India, to the Commonwealth Dentistry team. With a foundation in dental science from Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, she has been dedicated to patient care since 2000. Dr. Baladhandayutham’s journey in dentistry is marked by her extensive experience in private practice, her advanced studies in Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and her specialized training in Endodontics at Boston University. Her academic contributions as a faculty instructor at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University and her commitment to serving the underserved at CHAS in Spokane, Washington highlight her dedication to education and community service.

As an endodontics specialist, Dr. Baladhandayutham is passionate about alleviating pain and saving teeth, emphasizing complex root canal treatments, treating young permanent teeth, and performing apical surgeries. Her approach to patient care is characterized by compassion and respect, stemming from her comprehensive background in general dentistry and endodontics. Dr. Baladhandayutham is eager to collaborate with general dentists and dental specialists at Commonwealth Dentistry to deliver the highest quality of care to her patients.

Outside the office, Dr. Baladhandayutham enjoys a rich personal life filled with travel, yoga, gardening, photography, and painting. Her family, including her husband, parents, and brother, are her pillars of support. Dr. Baladhandayutham’s interest in world cultures, cuisines, music, and dance reflects her open and curious nature, making her not only a skilled dentist but also a well-rounded individual eager to connect with her patients on multiple levels.

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What to expect at your first appointment:

  • Meet with your hygienist for a comprehensive exam and X-rays
  • Full professional dental cleaning and polish for most patients
  • We’ll investigate for periodontal disease or any other underlying issues
  • Create a personalized care plan and answer your questions

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