SOURCE: Dores Dental

Dores Dental

March 31, 2015 17:57 ET

Longmeadow Dentist Adds Staff Member to Assist in Growing Practice

LONGMEADOW, MA--(Marketwired - March 31, 2015) - Dr. Jim Dores, a talented Longmeadow dentist, has added a staff member to assist his growing practice. Dores Dental's new team member, Nicole Atkins, began working in the front office as the office's new receptionist in February. She greets visitors and works with patients on insurance, billing and financing options.

Dr. Dores said as his practice begins to see new patients, it's important to have additional staff members that can help make the office more efficient.

"It's great to have someone who is so warm and welcoming greeting patients and guiding them through their dental experience. Nobody likes to feel like a number when they go see a dentist. For us, it's important to make the patients as comfortable as possible, and that starts with the front office," Dr. Dores said.

Dores Dental serves the communities of Longmeadow, Hampden, Southwick, Springfield, Wilbraham, West Springfield and Agawam, Mass., as well as Enfield and Somers, Conn. He treats children, teens and adults in hisoffice. Individual services include same-day crowns, inlays and onlays, dental implants, bridges, root canal therapy, periodontal disease treatment, tooth extractions, teeth-whitening treatments, Invisalign and custom mouthguards.

Dr. Dores spent nine years working in sales and finance before entering dental school. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and worked as an associate dentist for four years before purchasing his own practice in 2010. Dr. Dores has advanced education in general dentistry, Synergy implant training, Invisalign and same-day crowns. He uses a CEREC machine to produce natural-looking and durable same-day restorations.    

Dr. Dores received the Vitals Patient Choice Award in 2013, a recognition given out by, a patient-review site for doctors. He is dedicated to his community and donates his time to Alana Smiles, a charity that offers treatment for oral cancer patients, and Dentistry From The Heart, a national collaboration of dentists who provide free dentistry for a day for patients without dental insurance. This year's Dentistry From The Heart program is schedule for Saturday, May 9, at Dr. Dores' Longmeadow dental practice.

For the cost of teeth whitening at Dores Dental, visit the website at or call 413-241-3995.

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