Meet Dr. Plourde

Susan M. Plourde, DMD, FAGD

Helping people look better, feel better, and be healthier is why Dr. Susan Plourde decided to become a dentist over 30 years ago. This desire to improve the quality of life of those around her reflects in all aspects of her practice, as Dr. Plourde and her team have a passion to provide great service in a comfortable environment. Using state-of-the-art technology and a gentle touch, Dr. Plourde helps patients of all ages achieve the beautiful smile they want and the oral health they deserve.

Education and Experience

A native of the Agawam community, Dr. Plourde attended Springfield College for her undergraduate education, earning a Bachelor of Science degree. She continued on to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine.

Since completing her formal education, Dr. Plourde continues to advance her knowledge and training in the ever-changing field of dentistry. She has completed courses through the L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education in periodontics and removable prosthodontics, as well as through the Millbrook Study Club. She is a certified laser dentist and LANAP® practitioner. As it is her goal to always provide the highest quality of care to her patients, Dr. Plourde understands the vital importance of staying current in dental technology.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Valley Dental Society
  • Massachusetts Dental Society
  • Headache Cooperative of New England
  • Connecticut State Dental Association
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation

Outside the Office

Dr. Plourde is dedicated to all the members of her community, especially the furry four-legged ones. She is the founder and President of Feline Friends, Inc., a nonprofit organization that serves as a sanctuary of last resort, rescuing, rehabilitating, and finding forever homes for cats. She is also a rabid recycler and tree hugger, vegan, and animal welfare activist.

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