San Antonio dentist Dr. John Berchelmann was born and raised in San Antonio and is a fourth generation Texan. Dr. Berchelmann attended Schreiner Institute (now Schreiner University) and the University of Texas at Austin. Following his father’s legacy as a dentist, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (where he was awarded an Exemplary Achievement Award for obtaining one of the highest scores nationally on the National Dental Boards) and joined his father’s practice.

Dr. Berchelmann prides himself on making all his patients feel comfortable while in his chair. He loves people and welcomes the opportunity to treat the entire family, from children to older adults in a warm and friendly environment. Dr. Berchelmann is passionate about staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and completes over the required continuing education requirements each year in order to provide Texans with the most advanced dental practices and techniques.

He is an active member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologist, the American Orthodontic Society and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

He has been awarded the prestigious distinction of Fellow by the International Congress of Oral Implantologist.

In his free time Dr. Berchelmann spends his time with his wife and family. He enjoys playing the fiddle, biking, swimming and horses.

Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifications should my dentist have?

When looking for a new dentist, you should seek a dentist that’s professionally educated through an accredited dental program. You’ll also want to look at your dentist’s further education, accomplishments, and experience. Dr. Berchelmann is passionate about maintaining high standards, making patients feel comfortable, and staying on the cutting edge of dentistry.

What questions should I ask a new dentist?

Asking questions before choosing a dentist is important, and it’s the best way to decide whether they’re a good fit for you. Some questions you should ask your dentist include:

  • What dental specialties does your office provide?
  • Do you take X-rays for diagnostic purposes?
  • Do you offer payment plans?
  • Do you accept my insurance plan?
I’ve had a negative experience at a dental practice in the past.

Dr. Berchelmann prides himself on making all his patients feel comfortable and at ease from the moment you walk into our office. Whether you’ve been coming to us for years or new to our practice, he welcomes each patient as if they’re a part of the family. Dr. Berchelmann focuses on creating a warm, friendly environment while providing the best possible care.

Why should I choose Dr. Berchelmann for dental care?

From children to older adults, Dr. Berchelmann is committed to the health and happiness of all his patients. He’s built his knowledge and experience to create a caring, welcoming practice to include comprehensive dental services. Some of which include tooth extractions, teeth whitening, root canal therapy, dental sedation, dental implants, and more! When choosing a dentist, you’re in good hands with Dr. Berchelmann for quality, well-rounded care.