“Do Pacifiers Cause Braces?” and Other Frequently Asked Questions

Dental Health FAQs

Kids may not come with a manual, but we can at least give you a guideline on some Frequently Asked Questions about kids dental health. From pacifiers to dental floss, mom and dentist, Elizabeth C. Miller DDS, MS from Atkins, Maestrello, Miller and Associates Pediatric Dentistry, P.C. answers some frequently asked questions.  We love her tip on getting toddlers […]

Halloween Candy Buy Back: Sweet!

Atkins-Maestrello-Miller & Associates Pediatric Dentistry

Thanks to Elizabeth Miller, DDS, for this content and event! We are very excited to announce our third annual Halloween Candy Buy Back! Last year we collected close to 500 pounds of candy from the children in our community! We enjoyed watching the children weigh each pound of candy and see their smiling faces when […]

Announcing our 2013 Richmond Supermom Winner


Congrats to Michelle Colo Burdiss who had the most unique votes and is our 2013 Richmond Supermom! Read her nomination and those of the many other amazing women nominated here. Thanks to Medarva at Stony Point Surgery Center for sponsoring this amazing tribute to Richmond moms. Prizes include over $3,000 of great local swag including a celebration for Michelle […]

Vote Here for our Richmondmom.com 2013 Supermom!


Vote here for one of the amazing Richmond moms who have been nominated for the 2013 Richmond Supermom Contest! Thanks to Medarva at Stony Point Surgery Center who is our sponsor for this contest once again. And they’re donating a Botox treatment for one facial area worth $240 to our winner too! Prizes include over $3,000 of great local swag including a celebration […]

What You Need to Know About Infection Control in The Dental Office

Elizabeth Miller, DDS MS, and Richmond Mom

By Elizabeth Miller, DDS A hot news story this past week has revealed an investigation of an oral surgeon in Oklahoma who was allegedly using poor infection control practices.  The investigation is questioning whether the dentist was putting his patients at risk of serious infections, such as hepatitis, by failing to follow proper infection control […]

Benefits of Breastfeeding


By Elizabeth Miller, DDS, MS – Atkins, Maestrello, Miller and Associates Oral Health Considerations of Breastfeeding The experience of breastfeeding is very special for many new moms as they consider that time a valuable bonding experience between the mother and newborn child.  Moms who are able to breastfeed also benefit for other reasons: they gain overall […]

Top 10 Myths About Children’s Teeth

Atkins Maestrello

Most parents have lots of questions about the health of their children’s teeth. From wondering about the importance of brushing baby teeth, to the negative effects of thumb/finger sucking, and even when to see a dentist are looming questions for most parents. The great doctors at Atkins, Maestrello, Miller & Associates have answers to these […]

Halloween Candy Buy Back: Thanks Atkins, Maestrello, Miller & Associates

Source: http://www.pediatricdentistrichmond.com

Once again, Atkins Maestrello, Miller & Associates is making it possible for kids to help our troops. Dr. Miller, who is a dentist and Richmond mom, recently posted information about their upcoming buy-back program to collect Halloween candy and send it to our military troops. Last year they collected close to 500 pounds of candy from […]

Hip to Be Round Dream Baby Shower Winners Announced

Hip to Be Round

You nominated, you voted, you did one heck of a job recognizing expectant Richmond mamas! We had a blast at Hip to Be Round tonight at our Expectant Girls Night Out, with delicious Classic Catering and Frostings supplying our treats. Many thanks to Stony Point Surgery Center for sponsoring this contest as well, and all […]

Dr. Elizabeth Miller, Hometown Girl with Love for Richmond Kids

Elizabeth Miller DDS Richmond VA

As a Richmonder, nothing makes Elizabeth Miller more happy than being able to move back to her hometown after dental school and “hanging a shingle” in her hometown. She joined Atkins, Maestrello, Miller and Associates as a partner two years ago and is thrilled to be part of this growing pediatric dental practice in Richmond’s […]