AboutChesterfield Dentist

Chesterfield Dentist is a Chester based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Milan Bhagat and Dr. David Beam and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 804-412-0867 and experience why our patients think Chesterfield Dentist is the best dentist in Chester.

Dr. Milan Bhagat

Dr. Bhagat had spent his teenage years in Michigan. He attended Wayne State University in Detroit and earned a B.S.C degree in Computer Science with a minor in Biology. He then attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts for his professional degree. After completing graduation he decided to further his education and completed a one-year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry.

Dr. Bhagat has taken numerous classes covering different aspects of dentistry including pharmacology and pain management, endodontics, implant treatment planning, placement and restorations.Here at our clinic, every patient undergoes the best treatment, customized to reach high-end results. Our facility is equipped with high-end technology to provide superior diagnostics.

David Beam, DDS

Dr. David R. Beam is a 1984 graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, graduating cum laude. He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at Fairleigh-Dickenson University. He also received an ASAP Degree in Medical Technology from Metpath Inc. After graduating from MCV, Dr. Beam pursued a General Practice Residency at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He then relocated back to the Richmond area to begin his General Dentistry Practice.

Dr. Beam is a proud member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Virginia Dental Association, as well as the Richmond Dental Society. He participates with the James River Implant Study Club, and the Titanium Study Club.

Dr. Beam is married and resides in Chester with his wife and two daughters. Outside of his dental practice Dr. Beam is a long standing member of the South Richmond Rotary Club and the Dale Ruritan Club. He serves on the board for the Chesterfield County Colonial Heights Crime Solvers and the Lucy Corr Foundation. he was awarded the Hulon Willis Award for outstanding service from Crime Solvers. Dr. Beam is a volunteer at the Dental Clinic at Lucy Corr Nursing Home. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, skiing, riding motorcycles, photography, watercolors, as well as competitive shooting.

For over 30 years, Dr. Beam has served and provided the community in a professional manner with the highest quality of dental treatment. He educates his patients on proper dental health, as well as their overall general health. Dr. Beam utilizes materials of the best quality and practices the most up to date procedures that far exceed standards. He provides prompt, courteous dental care with integrity and honesty. His ultimate goal is to make his patient’s dental experience as pleasant as possible.

Meet The Team

Summer

Dental Assistant

Summer joined our practice in May 2017 as a dental assistant. She has been a dental assistant since 1998. She earned her Associate in Science degree and completed her Dental Assistant Certification. In her time away from the office, Summer enjoys spending time with her family, watching the kids play sports, or vacations at the beach.

Carol Nichols

RDH - Hygienist

Carol was born in Southwestern Virginia, and received her degree of Dental Hygiene in 1984 from Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Virginia. She moved to Chesterfield County 27 years ago, and has been with our dental practice since 1988. Carol is an active member of both the American Dental Hygiene Association, as well as the Virginia Dental Hygiene Association.

Carol is married and has two daughters, and has a beautiful grandsonand a beautiful granddaughter While away from work, she is very involved with her church and does yearly mission trips with North American Mission Board and World Changes Missions. She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them achieve good oral health.

Sheila Redman

Office Manager

Sheila joined our practice in October 2012, bringing with her 33 years of experience in the dental field. She has been married to her husband Donnie for 44 years. They have twins, a son and a daughter and two grandsons. Outside of the office she loves spending time at the beach with a good book, going boating on the lake with her grandsons - after all there is no greater feeling than being "Nana", and traveling with her husband on road trips and spending time with her family and friends creating great memories. She also loves quilting and going antiquing with friends. Her passion in the dental field is working with patients, helping them achieve that beautiful smile that they want and deserve. " Being able to see someone smile with confidence again is the greatest feeling". She will be happy to help you with any questions you may have regarding your treatment plan, and financial arrangements to achieve your healthy, beautiful smile. She is proud to be a member of this staff and finds it a privilege to serve each and every one of our patients.

Cheryl Dreis

Front Desk Coordinator

Cheryl is a long time resident of Chesterfield. She has been in the dental field for over thirty-five years.She began her career in dentistry as a dental assistant and eventually moved to the Administrative Office. Cheryl joined our practice in 2012.

Her goal in dentistry is when a patient walks through our front door is to make them feel they have stepped into a friendly and caring atmosphere. Cheryl is married and resides in Chester with her husband Dave and a sweet golden retriever named Lilly. She has two children and two precious grandchildren. Her favorite activities include working on crafts, exercising, gardening, cooking and traveling. One of her favorite places to travel is to Seattle, Washington to visit her daughter and grandchildren.

Cindy Combs

Dental Assistant

Cindy is dr. beam's assistant who has been working by his side for over thirty years. She loves what she does and considers her patients as part of her extended family. Her goal at work is to make all appointments as pleasant and comfortable as possible.

Cindy attended Virginia Commonwealth University and later married her husband Neal. They have two children, Kendyl who attends James Madison University & their son Brad, who aspires to go to Virginia Military Institute.

The entire family enjoys all beach activities and their favorite is scuba diving.