About Us

Welcome to Bon Secours Pediatric Dental Associates. We are committed to helping our patients create a lifetime of good oral health.

We believe in establishing a relationship of trust and confidence with you and your child and strive to create a comfortable, caring environment to reduce any fears your child may have associated with dental visits. Our goal is to provide a positive dental experience for our young patients.

Our friendly pediatric staff offers a gentle approach and is specially trained to understand the developmental, behavioral and growing needs of children. Whether those needs include preventive dentistry, a malocclusion (bad bite) or dental issues in conjunction with complex medical concerns, our staff provides the most thorough and effective treatment available for your child.

Our state-of-the-art clinical facility is designed to meet the unique dental needs of healthy infants, children and adolescents and patients with special medical or neurodevelopmental healthcare needs.

Specialized Services
• Dental care for infants, children and adolescents
• Preventive dentistry such as fluoride treatments and sealants
• Emergency care
• Anesthesia, sedation and nitrous oxide
• Oral health education
• Hospital care and consultation
• Oral/dental growth and development

Meet The Team

Dr. John H. Unkel received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and completed his medical residency at Virginia Tech/Carilion. He earned his doctorate of dental surgery from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and went on to complete a pediatric dental residency at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and his hospital pediatric […]

Location

Bon Secours Pediatric Dental Associates
6900 Forest Avenue, Suite 110
Richmond, VA 23230
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804-893-8715 - Patient Appointments
804-893-8692 - Residency Coordinator
804-285-1292 - Fax
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insurance information

We take most insurance plans including Anthem Accidental Dental, DeCare (Anthem Dental), Aetna, Cigna, Delta Dental, MetLife Dental, DentaQuest and Medicare. If a co-payment is required, we collect it at the time of your visit.

contact us

    If you have questions regarding your visit or bill, please contact us at:
    804-893-8715.

office hours

Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30am-5pm

In order to provide your child with the best possible care, please bring a list of all your child’s current medications, any up-to-date medical information and your insurance card. If you need to cancel your child’s appointment, please contact us 24 hours in advance.