Treating Patients Like Family
Richard W. Bates, DDS

Experience You Can Trust

Drs. Richard Bates and Katrina Thatch utilize their experience and the best that dentistry has to offer by balancing tried-and-true techniques with the latest developments in dental treatment and technology.

Katrina A. Thatch, DDS

Welcome to the Office of Richard W Bates, DDS

Full-service dental care for a healthy mouth and a healthy smile!

At the office of Richard Bates, DDS, we provide preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dental care for patients of all ages. Dr. Richard Bates, Dr. Katrina Thatch, and our experienced team strive to provide the best dental care to members of our community in a compassionate and respectful manner, to ensure a lifetime of beautiful and healthy smiles.

Dr. Bates and Dr. Thatch use the newest in digital imaging technology to diagnose tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues in order to provide better treatments that protect and preserve your teeth.

In addition to complete dental care, from dental exams and cleanings to root canal treatment, we are proud to offer:

We are proud to serve the Colonial Heights, Petersburg, and Chester, VA communities with general, family, and cosmetic dental care for children, teens, and adults. Contact our Colonial Heights dental office today to book an appointment!


richard w bates, dds
Mon-Thu 8:00am to 5:00pm