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Overcome Dental Anxiety With Our “Comfort Menu” [Video]

At our East Longmeadow, MA dental office, we know some people have anxiety about going to the dentist. “Why” matters much less than “What can be done about it,” which is why you can enjoy a Comfort Menu here. Whether it’s a blanket to stay warm, headphones to listen to music, or even watching a movie on a portable player, you can get what you need to feel more relaxed. In addition, ...

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Oral Surgery Tips For Preparing At Home In Massachusetts [Blog]

Most Americans have a filling or two in their teeth. That’s because tooth decay is the most common dental problem in the US. Thankfully, it’s a relatively small problem (if caught soon enough) and requires a relatively small fix. But if you have a bigger problem such as advanced gum disease, an infected tooth, or one that severely damaged by an accident, you need a bigger fix. That’s ...

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Why Children’s Dentistry Is Needed In Massachusetts [Blog]

Some parents think baby teeth are going to fall out so there’s no need for children’s dentistry. They’re just going to get new teeth, right? Unfortunately, avoiding the dentist is bad no matter how old they are. Children and even infants need regular dental visits to help make sure their teeth and gums are developing normally. Even if your child is healthy, they need regular check-ups ...

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Custom Mouthguards Protect Your Smile Better [Video]

Most sports these days require your children to wear a mouthguard. That’s because even non-contact sports can lead to accidents that damage their teeth. A chipped or broken tooth is both painful and expensive to correct. While store-bought versions are better than nothing, your children deserve a custom mouthguard from Dores Dental. Because these are made individually to fit your child’s ...

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How To Get Straight Teeth With Invisalign [Quiz]

No one likes to see crooked teeth in a smile. That goes double for your own smile. But unaligned teeth is more than a cosmetic dentistry problem. You could be hurting your teeth and jaw joints as well. Call Dores Dental today at 413-241-3995 and get straight teeth with Invisalign. This discreet orthodontic treatment is perfect for busy adults who do not want metal braces ever again. Dr. Dores will ...

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Keep Your Jawbone Healthy With Dental Implants [Blog]

The embarrassment you feel when showing an empty gap in your smile is bad enough. But did you know missing a tooth can hurt your jawbone? Your jaw is designed to have teeth, so it makes sense that a lost tooth can lead to problems. Thankfully, you can call Dr. Dores today at 413-241-3995 and make your initial appointment for a dental implant. Not only will this help keep your jawbone healthy, it will ...

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Types of Cosmetic Dentistry To Give You A New Year’s Smile [Blog]

Many decades ago, people just had to deal with unsightly smiles. Adults with stains from coffee, chips from accidents, and crooked teeth despite having braces as a kid were things to endure, even though they make it hard to feel like smiling. In this new year, it’s time to stop suffering. More and more people are choosing cosmetic dentistry procedures, and these days, dentists have more ...

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Make This Holiday Season The Last With Missing Teeth [Blog]

With most of the winter holidays wrapping up, we’re eager to hear from our patients about their time with loved ones. We like getting to know everyone, whether they share stories about their first Christmas with a new baby in the family or had a better than expected time with their in-laws. Often, we hear from our patients about how they wish they could have enjoyed the meal gatherings but ...

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Give The Gift Of A Bright Smile [Photo]

If your teeth don’t look as bright as they used to, it’s not too late to get a bright smile. In fact, if your significant other has been concerned about their dull smile, why not give the gift of whiter teeth to them? Dores Dental offers several teeth whitening options, including at-home whitening and in-office whitening. Depending on the level of staining and your personal preferences, ...

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Can Your Wish For A Flawless Smile Come True? [Quiz]

If you made a Christmas list this year to give to your family members or significant other, we can bet it didn’t include a flawless smile! Especially for parents, it’s easy to put off these kinds of things for yourself while you look after the wants and needs of your loved ones. If you’ve been wishing for a beautiful smile, it’s possible for you to get one by this time next year. In ...

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