Meet Our Dentists
James C. Dow, DMD
Dr. James Dow is originally from Belfast, Maine. He graduated in 1984 from Southern CT State University with a B.S. in Biology. He then continued his education at the University Of CT School Of Dental Medicine where he received his Doctorate Degree in 1989.
Dr. Dow did an Externship for Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Hospital. He then worked as an associate in private practice and taught at the University Of Connecticut Dental School for a few years. In 1991, he opened his doors in Wallingford, CT located at 341 North Colony Rd. James Dow, DMD Family Dentistry then moved its location in 2002 to 181 North Main St. Wallingford, where it exists today. Dr. Dow served with Connecticut Army and Air National Guard earlier in his career. Dr. Dow is married, resides in Wallingford, and has two sons. He has been a passionate boater for many years and has traveled with family and friends throughout Long Island Sound and beyond.
Robert Violette, DMD
Dr. Robert Violette is a hometown dentist, born and raised in Wallingford, CT. He graduated in 2018 from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Molecular & Cell Biology. Dr. Violette continued his dental education at UConn’s School of Dental Medicine and went on to spend the year 2022 doing his General Practice Residency at Danbury Hospital.
As a dentist, Dr. Violette loves the opportunity to establish lasting connections with his patients while also providing them with a comfortable and enriching environment. Outside the dental office, Dr. Violette’s life is enriched by his love for music. Having grown up with a background in percussion, he’s currently trying to learn to play the guitar. Family is at the heart of Dr. Violette’s life. He’s surrounded by a loving family, including his parents and three sisters, along with their four dogs. Their bustling household resonates with shared experiences and cherished moments.
Dr. Violette is thrilled to be returning to Wallingford to serve the community. He is eager to contribute to the town’s well-being and bring smiles to its wonderful people.
About Our Team
Warm. Comforting. Inviting. Competent. Friendly. Professional. Caring. Time conscious. Knowledgable. Compassionate. Like family. Dedicated. Kind. These are all accurate adjectives about the amazing team here at Main Street Dental. We care about you and our community, and we want you to feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible when you’re with us. We go the extra mile to accommodate your schedule and make sure you’re getting the best dental care in Connecticut. You can always rely on our team to create a friendly and professional atmosphere where you can be comfortable knowing you’re going to get the smile you’ve always wanted.