Meet The Doctor

Dr. Milan Bhagat

Dr. Milan Bhagat

Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry

Dr. Bhagat had spent his teenage years in Michigan. He attended Wayne State University in Detroit and earned a B.S.C degree in Computer Science with a minor in Biology. He then attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts for his professional degree. After completing graduation he decided to further his education and completed a one-year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry.

Dr. Bhagat has taken numerous classes covering different aspects of dentistry including pharmacology and pain management, endodontics, implant treatment planning, placement and restorations.Here at our clinic, every patient undergoes the best treatment, customized to reach high-end results. Our facility is equipped with high-end technology to provide superior diagnostics.


Southside Dental Associates

About Southside Dental Associates

Our practice includes comprehensive and cosmetic dental treatment. Dental exam, oral cancer exam, dental cleaning, deep cleaning, dental filling, dental crown, dental bridge, dental implant, root canal, denture, TMJ appliance, teeth whitening, cosmetic braces, clear aligner braces, bite guards, etc. are provided by us. It is our responsibility to take care of everyone who visits us.

Taking proper care of your teeth is important not just to keep them in good condition, but also to keep them shiny and bright forever. Allow us to prevent and restore the optimal function and esthetics of your teeth.


We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Milan Bhagat and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 804-412-0863 and experience why our patients think Southside Dental Associates is the best dentist in Petersburg.



Meet The Team



Paige Kersch

Paige Kersch

Dental Assistant



Karin Leigh

Karin Leigh

Office Admin

Karin graduated from William Paterson University in Wayne N.J. with a BA in Early Childhood Education and Community Services.

Later, she changed careers and entered the Dental Field, attending the Dental Careers Foundation in Richmond, VA. Karin has worked in Pediatric Practices, General Dentistry and a Community Health Center in various roles as a Dental Assistant as well as Financial/Treatment Planning/Scheduling Coordinator.

Working with people of all ages and from many different cultures to overcome their Dental challenges and obtain their Oral Health goals has been very rewarding. Karin loves helping people obtain and maintain their smiles!In her spare time, Karin enjoys cooking and watching a really good movie.