Patient Information

Your first visit to Chesterfield Dentist involves a few special steps so that we can get to know you. To understand what to expect, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need such as payment policies and more. There's also background information about our committed staff and our first visit procedures. You can also save some time by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment.(coming soon)

Mission Statement

Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dentistry.
To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
  • Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
  • Exceed your expectations.
  • Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
  • Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.
  • Request An Appointment

    Appointments

    We know you have many choices when choosing a Dentist in Chester, VA so we have made requesting an appointment a simple process via our Web site. If, for any reason you cannot keep a scheduled appointment, or will be delayed, please call us as soon as possible. We do require a minimum of 24hrs notice if you find you cannot keep your scheduled/confirmed appointment with us. We value your time and appreciate you doing the same for us.

    Insurance and Billing

    We accept most traditional insurance plans, contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. david r. beam, dds ltd does not participate in all Health Management Organizations; however, we will be happy to file your insurance claims for you, provided you can use an out of network dentist. We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan through CareCredit. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dentist.

    We are a participating provider for the following dental Insurance companies:

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Connection Dental / GEHA
  • Cigna DPPO Total, PPO, Advantage
  • Delta Dental PPO/Premier, PPO, EPO, Tricare Retirees PPO only
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • Select Plans from Zelis and Connection Dental Networks (Ameritas, Assurant, Humana, Metlife, Principal, United Healthcare and many more)

  • We are happy to file all claims with any dental plan, providing you have the option to see an out of network dentist with your plan. Our office does not participate with all dental plans that may be offered by the above-listed Insurance Companies. We are not a participating provider for Medicaid / Medicare.

    We encourage patients to contact their Dental Insurance Plan to verify that we are listed as a participating provider for their plan of choice. We also ask that our patients make sure that if we are not a participating provider with their carrier, that you contact your insurance carrier to see if your plan allows to you and your family to go in network as well as out of network.

    Payment Options

    We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan through CareCredit. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dentist.

    Financing Options

    CareCredit is here to help you pay for treatments and procedures your insurance doesn’t cover. We offer No Interest* financing or low minimum monthly payment options so you can get what you want, when you want it. You can even use CareCredit for your family and favorite pet.

    With three simple steps, including an instant approval process, it’s easy to apply for CareCredit. After you’re approved, you’re free to use CareCredit for the services you choose including LASIK, veterinary, dentistry, cosmetic, hearing aids and more.

    CareCredit is endorsed by some of the most credible organizations specific to each healthcare profession we support. And CareCredit is a GE Money Company, so you know you can count on us. For over 20 years, we’ve been helping over five million cardholders get the healthcare treatments they want and need.

    Now you don’t have to worry about saving up for the procedures you want and need. With CareCredit, the decision’s in your hands to get what you want, when you want it. For more information or to apply online, visit carecredit.com

    Facilities and Equipment


  • Digital X-rays
  • Invisalign

  • We now accept the following credit cards:

    Welcome to
    Chesterfield Dentist

    Making an Appointment

    It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Chesterfield Dentist. Simply call 804-412-0867 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you. If you schedule an appointment and something comes up, please call and cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patient requests.

    What to Expect

    Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that our doctors have all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. If you take any medications on a daily basis, please bring a complete list of medications with the doseage and the times daily that you take this medication with you. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familiarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.

    Initial Examination

    Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The expert staff at Chesterfield Dentist will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health. We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Dr. Milan Bhagat and Dr. David Beam will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.

    Pain Concerns

    Pain Concerns

    We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Dr. Milan Bhagat and Dr. David Beam will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management. Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.

    Dental Insurance

    Dental Insurance

    We accept a variety of insurance providers and endeavor to accommodate our patients' request. Please call our office at 804-412-0867 to see if we are currently working with your insurance provider.

    Our pricing structure is designed to ensure that patients are able to receive the high quality dental care they deserve. If your dental insurance will not cover all of your dental treatments, we will work with you to identify a payment solution. We are health care professionals first and will work with you to make sure you receive the treatment you need.

    Financial Policy

    Chesterfield Dentist provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Chester area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance. Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget friendly dental care so call today and learn how Chesterfield Dentist is the solution to all of your oral health needs.