Patient Information

The team at Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa is committed to providing excellent dental care in a comfortable environment where patients can relax and feel at ease. Here you will find information on what to expect during your first appointment.

Contact Us

We are happy to hear from you, answer your questions, and schedule an appointment. Call Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa at 505-346-3186 or stop by our office.
2600 The American Rd SE Ste 230
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Request An Appointment

New Patients

It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments. Call 505-346-3186 to speak with a team member.

Major Insurance accepted by this office

Insurances accepted:

  • Adventist Risk Management
  • Aetna PPO and Aetna DMO
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Connection Dental
  • Delta Dental
  • Federal Blue Cross Blue Shields
  • GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Metlife
  • Principal
  • United Concordia
  • Payment Methods – Compassionate Financing, Check, or Cash Accepted




    Welcome to
    Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa

    Making An Appointment

    Making an Appointment

    It is easy to make an appointment for your initial examination and dental treatments with Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa. Simply call 505-346-3186 and one of our friendly team members will be happy to assist you. If you schedule an appointment and something comes up, please call and cancel 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patient requests.

    Your Visit to Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa

    What to Expect

    Walk into our lobby where you will be greeted by our friendly team. We will provide you with new patient paperwork that includes a health questionnaire, request for your insurance information and contact information. We will also provide you with information to familiarize you with our office and how we handle things like patient privacy.

    Initial Examination

    Your initial dental exam will take around one hour. The experienced team at Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa will ask you questions, get to know your oral hygiene routine, and listen to your health concerns. We believe in educating patients and empowering them to make good choices to improve their oral health. We will demonstrate how to properly care for your teeth and make additional suggestions as needed. Our dental hygienist will clean your teeth then Dr. Heywood will complete your examination and make recommendations for proposed dental treatments.

    Pain Concerns

    Pain Concerns

    We work to ensure our patients feel comfortable, and that includes minimizing their pain as much as possible. If you are undergoing a dental procedure, Dr. Heywood will meet with you to discuss your pain tolerance and create a plan for pain management. Working together, we will treat your dental health problems in a way that minimizes pain and enables you to get back to your life faster.

    Dental Insurance

    Dental Insurance

    We accept a variety of insurance providers and endeavor to accommodate our patients' request. Please call our office at 505-346-3186 to see if we are currently working with your insurance provider.

    Our pricing structure is designed to ensure that patients are able to receive the high quality dental care they deserve. If your dental insurance will not cover all of your dental treatments, we will work with you to identify a payment solution. We are health care professionals first and will work with you to make sure you receive the treatment you need.

    Financial Policy

    Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa provides high quality dental care to families throughout the Rio Rancho area. We understand that every dental patient has different financial needs. We will work with you to find a solution that enables you to get the dental care you need, with or without insurance. Call our office to ask about our different payment options that may include cash, check, financing, and credit cards. We provide budget friendly dental care so call today and learn how Riverside Dental Center & Beauty Spa is the solution to all of your oral health needs.