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Tips For Kids’ Healthy Lunches & Snacks [Infographic]

Dores Dental understands how busy this time of year can be with school. (Most of us are parents, too!) It’s hard enough to get your kids to and from school and all their extracurricular activities, much less keep your regular schedule! It’s also hard to make time for balanced, nutritious lunches and after-school snacks. So let our Longmeadow, MA dentist office help with some tips for kids’ ...

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4 Reasons To Go To The Dentist

For more than a decade, Dr. Dores has been improving smiles all over the Longmeadow community. His greatest joy in dentistry is giving back someone’s smile. Every single day, he seeks to make his patients proud and comfortable with their smiles. If you would like to feel proud or comfortable about yours, those are great reasons to go to the dentist in Longmeadow, MA. Take a few minutes to ...

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What Makes A Good Dental Hygienist? [Photo]

Each dental hygienist here at Dores Dental assists our Longmeadow, MA dentist, Dr. Dores, in various ways. But what exactly is their role when it comes to keeping your smile in top shape? Here are a few things you might expect from our hygienists: Taking digital X-rays and assessing them for oral problems Checking for cavities, gum disease, and oral cancer Cleaning both children’s ...

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Don’t Forget Your Longmeadow Family Dentist This School Year!

As the new school year is approaching, you’ll be busy looking for new school clothes, new school supplies, and a host of other odds and ends. You want your kids to be prepared for a successful, confident school year, and so do we! Dores Dental is here for your children’s dental success. Our Longmeadow family dentist works hard to build confident smiles in a way that’s convenient for busy ...

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Dentures Are An Affordable Teeth Replacement Option

Dentures have a bad reputation among many people: ill-fitting, painful, and hard to keep in place. That’s a holdover from the dentures of decades past, when the materials available to make dentures weren’t nearly as advanced as they are now. If you’re missing most or all of your teeth, consider dentures to restore your ability to eat a wide variety of foods and to smile with confidence. ...

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7 Tips On Drinking More Water [Infographic]

This summer, Dores Dental wants to encourage you and your family to drink more water! It’s important for your family to stay hydrated during all the warm-weather activities, but another reason we encourage you to drink lots of water is because it’s good for your teeth. Not only does water physically wash bacteria off your teeth and gums, but fluoridated water (like tap water here in ...

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Get Straight Teeth Without Embarrassment With Invisalign!

Studies have shown that people who smile easily and frequently are considered to be more likeable and trustworthy. For many adults with crooked teeth, that view is actually a handicap in their work and social lives. They don’t smile a lot because they’re embarrassed by their teeth and the don’t get traditional braces because those are even more embarrassing. Fortunately, adults and teens in ...

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Alfred G. On Why He Chose Dores Dental

At Dores Dental in Longmeadow, MA, we know that you have a choice of dentists. That’s why we appreciate our loyal patients like Alfred Gay, who chose Dr. James Dores and then became a long-time patient. We work hard every day to earn and keep our patients’ trust. If you’re looking for a Longmeadow MA dentist, you won’t do better than Dores Dental. Watch Alfred’s testimonial video and ...

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Get A New Dental Crown In Just One Day

Chances are that someone you know has at least one dental crown. Dental crowns are widely used to protect weakened teeth, to cover cracked teeth, and to cover and protect a tooth following a root canal procedure. A crown may also be used when there’s not enough tooth structure left to support a filling. Crowns have been a mainstay of dentistry for decades, but until fairly recently the ...

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Get Your Whitest Smile At Dores Dental

Studies show that people who smile often and widely are viewed as being more likeable and more trustworthy. The takeaway is that a beautifully white smile that you’re confident about is almost required for social and professional success these days. Having beautifully white teeth almost always requires teeth whitening. Many people opt for drugstore teeth whitening programs which is ...

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