1010 Dental on Elm: Your Smile's Happy Place in Worcester, MA

Are you looking for a confident smile that shines as bright as you do? 

1010 Dental on Elm is your friendly neighborhood dentist in Worcester, MA. We offer a complete range of services to create a healthy smile and a positive dental experience.

Here's why we stand out:

  • Million-Dollar Smiles Made Real: From dazzling teeth whitening to cutting-edge implants and restorations, we craft beautiful smiles that boost your confidence and overall health.
  • Prevention at its Finest: We believe in proactive care to avoid future problems. Regular checkups, expert cleanings, and personalized guidance form the foundation of our approach.
  • Your Dental Dream Team: Our experienced dentists and caring staff, boasting over 80 years of expertise, make every visit comfortable and stress-free.
  • State-of-the-Art Technology: We stay ahead of the curve with cutting-edge equipment and techniques, ensuring the most effective and comfortable treatments available.   
  • Services for Every Smile: Whether you need general dentistry, pediatric care, specialized procedures like implants or dentures, or anything in between, we've got you covered.

Ready to experience the 1010 Dental difference?  Schedule your appointment today and see what makes us Worcester's favorite smile experts!

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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  • "I can't say enough good things about 1010 Dental. The entire staff are kind, compassionate and professional."
    Paula Ellis
  • "I've been going to 1010 Dental for 30 years and I've received excellent care the entire time."
    Mary Owings
  • "Michelle, my hygienist, was great. Staff is always pleasant and accommodating. Entire office is very clean.And there is always good music. I used to commute back to Connecticut to see my hometown dentist until I found Dr Mendoza. He is great. Gentle, caring, and very knowledgeable. My whole family has been going to him 20+ years."
    Jennifer Lemieux
  • "Went in for a crown to be put back on and needed a little more work than quick replacement and Dr Slinen did a great job and never rushed even though I was squeezed in."
    Dawn Bull
  • "Great experience. I have been going to 1010 Dental for years and I love it there. They are always on time so you don’t have to wait. Katherine is a great professional always making sure that I am comfortable during my appointments. I also love the environment at the office. Everyone is amiable and polite."
    Mary Camen Medina
  • "Wonderful experience. My hygienist, Vanessa was patient and gentle. I get extremely nervous going but she calmed my nerves. I would highly recommend them."
    Kathy petit
  • "Took me right on time. I hate getting my teeth cleaned but they make it a tolerable experience. Nice people especially Jan"
    Paul Victor

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