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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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Dental Implants May Be Your Ultimate Tooth Replacement Option

Dental implants have revolutionized the process of replacing missing teeth. Combined with a dental restoration – a crown, a bridge, or dentures – dental implants look, feel, and function just like your natural teeth. Most people are candidates for dental implants. However, the primary factor is the strength and thickness of the underlying bone. Once a tooth is lost, the bone begins to ...

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Experience Pain-Free, Stress-Free Dentistry

Studies show that more than one in three people in the United States have some level of dental anxiety or fear. The intensity of those emotions run the gamut from mild discomfort to flat-out terror. That’s unfortunate because it keeps far too many people from getting the dental care they need. At Dores Dental in Longmeadow, MA, we understand that dental anxiety and fear happen to people, ...

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Marilyn’s Glad She Came To Us For Her Dental Bridge [VIDEO]

When Marilyn moved to Longmeadow, MA, she needed a new dentist but didn’t know anyone to ask for a recommendation. Fortunately, she learned about our team at Dores Dental from an advertisement and decided to schedule an appointment. Now, she’s glad she did! Hear Marilyn talk about her experience with a new dental bridge and how she was amazed at the work Dr. Dores did when her ...

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Should I Get Invisalign Aligners? (Quiz)

If you’d like a beautifully straight smile, but you aren’t sure you can handle wearing metal braces for a year or more, Invisalign aligners may be for you! Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign uses clear, comfortable plastic aligners instead of metal wires and brackets to straighten teeth. There’s a lot to like about Invisalign aligners, including the fact they can be removed for ...

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One Patient’s Smooth Experience With Tooth Fillings [VIDEO]

Scott feels better about coming to the dentist when he has confidence in the professionals in charge of his treatment. That’s one of the many things he appreciates about Dr. Dores in Longmeadow, MA. In today’s video, he recounts one of his appointments that had him more anxious than usual. But as you’ll hear, Scott was able to relax while undergoing an extraction and tooth ...

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