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Amherst Dentistry is a modern and friendly family dental practice dedicated to helping people of all ages achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. Dr. Judi John-Roberts and her entire dental team are proud to provide quality dental care to patients in Amherst, NY and throughout the Buffalo area. Our office in East Amherst, NY is just a short drive from the city of Buffalo.
We take personalized care to a new level. We take the time to get to know you so that we can tailor your treatment to meet your specific needs. Most first appointments begin in a private consultation room with the dentist. This appointment is designed to discover what your needs and desires are from your Amherst Dentistry team and helps us deliver the quality dentistry that you deserve.
You won't feel rushed at Amherst Dentistry. This is what sets us apart. Your appointment time is time that we have dedicated just for you. We will educate, answer your questions, recommend and perform the best treatment for your needs all in a calm and comfortable setting. Our dental office features a relaxed, friendly, spa-inspired atmosphere. You can enjoy fresh coffee brewing in our lobby, as well as a personalized TV with a remote to watch during your exam or procedure.
Dr. Roberts is a native of the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Kitts in the Eastern Caribbean. Judi, as she is affectionately called by her peers, attended Howard University in Washington, DC where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Rutgers University (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) in 2009 and then sought advanced training through the John F. Kennedy Medical Center's Group Practice Residency program in Edison, New Jersey.
After completing the residency program, Dr. Roberts visited the Western New York region on a short trip and instantly fell in love with the warm, friendly people and inviting atmosphere. Within a few short months of her visit, Dr. Roberts and her family relocated to the area and now fondly call Buffalo their home.
Dr. Roberts has worked and trained extensively to build a practice that exceeds your expectations of trusted, personalized dental care. She strives to offer her patients the best that modern dentistry has to offer by keeping herself, as well as her team, informed of the latest advances and techniques in dentistry. She has successfully completed numerous continuing education courses and is a member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, the Eight District Dental Society and the National Health Services Corp.
Her enthusiasm and love of dentistry are evident in all aspects of her daily practice. She particularly enjoys the art that is involved in cosmetic dentistry and strongly feels that the rewards of creating healthy, beautiful smiles cannot be measured. She is dedicated to providing quality dental care with the gentlest touch and achieving outstanding results for her patients each and every time. Her true passion is making her patients smile!
Our entire dental team is committed to building a foundation of trust for our family of patients. We are on a constant quest to educate, inform and care for our patients while maintaining the highest level of personalized dental care –at each and every visit. Our promise to you is to deliver outstanding treatment in a gentle and caring manner in a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere - always being mindful of our goal to make you smile.
Joelle started in the dental field right after graduated high school working as a receptionist at night while she went to college. After completing her degree in Business Administration from the University at Buffalo School of Management, she decided to stay in the field she loves. She has experience in all aspects of dental. After a brief departure, she returned to her role as Office Manager at Amherst Dentistry in May 2017.
Lori is a Buffalo native and graduate of Erie Community College in 1991 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been a part of the Amherst Dentistry team since 2008. Lori’s goal has always been to help patients achieve their optimal oral health in a comfortable manner. Lori has received advanced training and certification to administer local anesthetics, nitrous oxide sedation, and Diode Laser for assisted periodontal therapy.
Nicole was born and raised in Buffalo. She graduated from ECC with her Dental Hygiene degree in 2013 and joined the Amherst Dentistry team in September 2015. As a dental hygienist, Nicole goes above and beyond to help empower her patients to achieve optimal oral health, as she knows how important oral health is to overall health. She brings her love and passion for dental hygiene each and every time she sits with patients.
Emily was raised in Buffalo, NY and graduated from Erie Community College with an Associate’s degree in Communication Arts. When she became a Dental Assistant in 2014, she learned the importance of good oral health and immediately began educating patients on ways to improve their home care. Her passion for dentistry is shown through her enthusiasm as a dental assistant. She truly loves her career!
Shannon entered the adventures of dentistry in 2009. She has worked at the hands of Specialist Dentists and now aspiring in the world of General Dentistry. Having gone to school for Photography, Shannon enjoys the view from behind the camera. When not broadening her knowledge in the Dental Field, she enjoys taking pictures, from nature’s beauties to the beauty of friends and family.
Find the care you need from the dedicated team at Amherst Dentistry.
Implants are a wonderful option for replacing missing teeth. They can replace single teeth or multiple teeth and can even add support and retention to dentures. They look and function just like your original teeth and they won’t decay or need root canals. Implants have the highest success rate of any tooth restoration around.
Amherst Dentistry uses tooth-colored fillings rather than amalgam to repair small cavities or defects in your teeth. These fillings do not contain any metal but, instead, are made of a durable composite resin material that is easily shaped and blends well with your natural teeth. The results are a completely natural looking smile.
Invisalign is a tooth-alignment system that's virtually non-detectable and is suitable for teens and adults. Clear plastic aligner trays that are customized for you slowly move your teeth into their optimal position so you can enjoy your best possible smile. They are hardly noticeable and can be removed when you eat or brush your teeth.
Looking to rejuvenate your smile? Zoom Whitening is an easy way to achieve the brighter, whiter smile you’re looking for and is safe, comfortable, and can help almost everyone. This procedure is not painful at all and you have the convenient option to choose either the in-office procedure which is completed within an hour or take-home treatments which your perform at home, or both!
Cosmetic dentistry can correct any number of smile flaws, creating beautiful, natural-looking results. Veneers are bonded directly to the front of the teeth, covering any flaws instantly. They are custom-made to your specifications and will truly transform your smile. Bridges and crowns repair and replace broken or missing teeth. The results are a natural, stunning smile that you will love.
During your dental cleaning our dental hygienists will find plaque and calculus in those hard-to-reach areas of your mouth and remove these disease-causing agents from your teeth. Surface stains will be removed and teeth polished with polishing paste. As part of your dental exam, the dentist will examine your face, neck, teeth and soft tissues including lips, tongue, palate, throat and gums.
At Amherst Dentistry we believe that keeping your mouth healthy is a team effort. Here are a few best practices to follow between visits:
Brush your teeth for two minutes at least two times each day
Floss daily to prevent tooth decay and maintain gum health
Avoid carbonated, acidic and sugary drinks
Change your toothbrush every 3 months
Remember to brush your tongue to remove bacteria and debris