The office is located in a long established, well known medical and financial park in Bellville, IL. Bellville is a growing town, 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis, with lots of opportunity for a young or seasoned dentist.
This dental office sees patients of all ages. Although we do see pediatric patients, most of our patients are young adults, adults, and senior citizens. Most of our patients accept their restorative and preventive treatment in a timely manner. A lot of them also choose to do cosmetic procedures such as whitening, veneers, anterior crowns, smile makeovers, invisalign, and composite bonding. The patients at this office range from new patients needing several restorative procedures to routine,faithful hygiene patients of years.
The office has three hard working, friendly, and intelligent employees. There is one hygienist, one office manager, and one dental assistant. All of these ladies have been in the dental field for a long time and are very efficient, educated, and experienced at carrying out their daily job duties. The hygienist prides herself in educating patients in through video and verbal demonstrations. She ensures that patients understand their restorative needs. She performs reviews medial histories, records blood pressure, oral cancer screenings, periodontal scaling and root planing, local anesthesia, prophies, x rays, prior charting, sealants, and fluoride placement. The office manager is very efficient at handling insurance quoting, scheduling, our softdent computer system, collections, treatment planning education, and patient communication. The dental assistant routinely multi tasks, sets up rooms, tears down rooms, reviewing medical histories, sterilize instruments, chair side assisting, making temporary crowns, taking x rays, taking impressions, and several other duties. These three employees together provide a production, organized, and friendly work environment.
The dentist has worked for six years in the dental field and three years at this office. She has seen this office grow drastically and knows there is more potential for even more growth. The only reason she has chosen to sell is because she has to relocate. While at the office she worked an average of 32 hours a week. The first year and a half she only worked about 22 hours per week. The office has grown and keeps a full schedule 32 hours a week now. The staff is flexible and open to any changes in the office schedule and flow. The doctor enjoy an traveling about four weeks per year, going to Rams football games, and attending musicals and plays. She has a good bedside manner with patients which has led to impressive office growth in a short amount t of time. She is willing to help transition the new doctor into the office for six months to a year.
This practice is a successful, minimal stress, family friendly dental practice. It has grown substantially over the past 2 years in several ways. The office has more devoted patients, production has increased, and collections are steadily increasing. A dentist with a good bedside manner looking for a well established yet growing practice will enjoy owning and practicing in this office.