Video: Dr. Liz on Bottled Water

Thank you to Mark Tenia of WRIC TV 8 (ABC) for helping us educate the Richmond community about the pros and cons of bottled water. Pros: Convenience Cons: Most bottled waters lack fluoride and therefore don’t contribute necessary minerals that strengthen your child’s teeth Watch Dr. Liz explain the reasons behind our philosophy. As with most things, we recommend moderation. SOME bottled water is okay, but make sure your children get mostly…

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Congratulations to Dr. Liz!

Our very own Dr. Elizabeth Miller (“Dr. Liz”) has just been awarded Diplomate status by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. In order to receive this very distinguished award, she went through a rigorous testing process including two exams and months of studying. We are proud of her accomplishments. Elizabeth has been with our practice for two years and has enjoyed serving the dental needs of the community. Join us in congratulating Dr. Liz!

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More Mother’s Day Love!

Okay, so it wasn’t too hard to identify Dr. Carl in Friday’s puzzler. Can you match these pictures and quotes with the right dentist? Want a hint? The correct answers are Dr. Chris, Dr. Liz, and Dr. Mo (but not necessarily in that order). Mom #1 This dentist’s mother is very understanding. If her child received a low grade on a test, she would say, “If you studied as much…

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Dr. Liz on Fluorosis

Update 3.22.11: We’ve posted more information about the City of Richmond’s decision to lower the fluoride levels in city water. Dr. Liz was interviewed by Richmond’s Channel 8 News (WRIC) for a segment on the EPA’s decision to lower the recommended amount of fluoride in community water supplies. Here’s the video: About Fluorosis Fluorosis is a condition caused by too much fluoride in a child’s diet. In mild cases, it…

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Great News!!!

We are thrilled to let everyone know that as of January 1, 2011, the new name of our business is Atkins, Maestrello, Miller and Associates. That’s right! The wonderful and highly skilled Dr. Liz (Dr. Elizabeth Cook Miller) is now a full partner in our practice. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Liz on this exciting step in her career as a Pediatric Dentist. We are so fortunate to have…

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Our History

This year, Atkins, Maestrello and Associates celebrates its 25th year of serving the dental needs of Richmond area kids.  After completing his pediatric dentistry residency at VCU, Dr. Carl Atkins, or “Dr. Carl” as most refer to him, began his solo practice in 1985 on the second floor of a professional building (Gaskins Center) near the corner of Gaskins Road and Patterson Avenue.  Dr. Carl began his practice with three…

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