Why us? Dental in Jacksonville, FL



1- Your comfort is our priority

Let us show you that a visit to the dentist can be a relaxing, enjoyable experience. Grab a blanket, lay back and catch up on your favorite shows on Netflix while you have your teeth cleaned. We are experts at managing our patient's dental anxiety with oral sedation, nitrous oxide, and of course allowing plenty of time to build a trusting patient-doctor relationship.

2- We provide quality, trusted care

Dr. Monteiro is committed to providing you with the best dental care. She has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education and advanced training to stay up to date with modern dentistry. At River Oaks Dental, we only use high quality dental materials and labs, ensuring natural looking results that are safe, healthy, and reliable. We also strictly follow CDC guidelines on sterilization, and take extra steps to guarantee a clean and safe environment for your dental home.

3- Dental visits finally fit into your schedule

Our convenient Lakewood office is close to work, home, and school, and we offer early morning appointments, as well as evening appointments. We care for your whole family-from baby to great grandfather. All aspects of dentistry are done here!

4- We care about our community

As a fifth generation Jacksonville resident, Dr. Rachel Monteiro loves this community. From volunteering her services at Mission of Mercy and providing quality dental care to veterans, Dr. Monteiro is always giving back to the community that has given so much to her.

5- Our team is committed to providing you with an excellent dental experience

We strive for 5-star customer service in everything we do. All members of our team are highly trained, caring, and compassionate professionals who listen to you! Rest assured knowing you’ll see the same doctor every visit, ensuring continuity of your care.

6- We are up to date with advances in dentistry and invested in modern technology

We strive to provide you with the most advanced dental care available. That is why we have invested in the best technology for our state of the art office, and why Dr. Monteiro commits to hundreds of hours of continuing education for herself and her team every year. Some highlights of our advanced office include digital radiographs and panoramic with 90% less radiation compared to traditional dental radiographs; intraoral camera for recording magnified images of your teeth; Newtron piezo ultrasonic teeth cleaning for a gentler cleaning; and Medit Intraoral Scanner for goop-free impressions! We also use a dental microscope to provide minimally invasive dental treatment.

7- We make dental treatment affordable

Through fair pricing and flexible payment options, we go above and beyond to help you make achieving your best smile a reality. We are also in network providers for many insurance plans, and always work with you to maximize your insurance benefits. Our in-house River Oaks Dental Savings Plan is an affordable way to keep up with your preventive dental care.

8- Partners in oral health

At River Oaks Dental, we see ourselves as your partner in oral health. We will never pressure you into treatment you do not want. All decisions are made jointly, and we respect your autonomy as a patient. We are committed to providing you with all the information you need to make an educated decision regarding major treatment, and are always by your side for follow up and routine dental care as well!

9- We love our patients

As a small practice, we are able to spend time to really get to know our patients. We love to celebrate life's milestones and achievements with you (Graduations! New babies! Retirement!). We consider it a privilege to care for you and your family.

10- Continuity of care

When it comes to caring for your smile, it’s important to have consistency, and that extends to your dentist. Rest assured that you will see the same dentist at each visit. River Oaks Dental is Dr. Monteiro’s private practice, so she can ensure you receive the most consistent and personalized care you and your family deserve!

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