WELCOMEABOUT Falls Family Dental

At Falls Family Dental we are here to assist you and your family in keeping your smile healthy and beautiful. We provide some of the areas most advanced treatment options, all while listening to your concerns and expectations. We see each patient as an individual and treat them with the care and personal touch they deserve.

Dr. Thore believes prevention and education is the key to good oral health. With the right knowledge and support, patients can uncover a dental problem before it develops into something uncomfortable and/ or costly. In the event that the patient has overlooked the need for routine care, Dr Thore and her staff, will work with the patient to gently restore and then maintain that patient’s optimal oral health.

Restoring Implants


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Dentures and Partials


Thank you for choosing our practice to provide your dental care…

Our office is committed to providing high quality care to our patients. Our goal is to help you reach the best oral health possible so you can enjoy the benefits of a healthy and attractive smile. Having a clear understanding of financial expectations before you begin your treatment promotes the best environment to achieve these goals.

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What our patients are saying...

"My experience with Dr. Thore's office and staff has been amazing! Everyone I've interacted with in the office is warm, adept at listening, and accommodating in their care. I had experienced a crown revision with Dr. Thore in another dental setting because she is adept at providing sedated dental ca…"

"Dr. Thore is an expert in the field of oral health and care. She is kind, passionate, caring, and highly-skilled. The staff is very professional. I have anxiety when getting dental work done. Dr. Thore does a great job calming my fears."

"Over the weekend I had some swelling and then Sunday night my jaw started hurting extremely bad. I called Raleigh Family Dental and left a message. Not even a half went by and I had a phone call back. Got an appointment for 10:30 this morning. At 9:41 am I received a phone call stating if I wan…"

"This one of the BEST dental offices I have been too. Dr. Thore and Lisa (dental assistant) was nice, very engaged and communicated well regarding my issue. Dr. Thore even addressed my concerns on the weekend which says a lot about how she cares for patients. 2 THUMBS UP, 5 STARS!!!!"

"My highest accolades to Dr. Thore and her staff!! They are not only consummate professionals, but terrific people, with empathy and the ability to take the fear away, replacing it with a lighthearted and kind atmosphere. My husband and I are musicians: as a professional singer, I had been frustrate…"

"Best dental experience I have ever had! Dr. Thore and staff were dedicated to making sure I had the best experience possible and that I was happy with the results. Thanks Dr. Thore!"

"Experience and professionalism combine to make this dental office first class."

"Professional, caring, excellent work, well respected, timely, great staff, peaceful environment, normal fees for services, & community involvement"

"Very friendly office - absolutely love Robin at the front and Dr. Nimil, the dental assistant, has done an incredible job with my cleanings both times and is probably one of the most thoughtful people you'll ever meet."

"I moved to Raleigh in May. I was looking for a dentist,I chose Dr. Thore because she was close to my residence. Boy, am I glad I did! She would be my 4th dentist in my life, I’m 65. She is BY FAR the best dentist I’ve ever been to. She’s fixing mistakes my previous dentist have made. I’m very happy…"

"This is place and staff and Dr. are all awesome, professional and I wouldn't change it for no other"

"The most wonderful experience!! Staff and dentist was so kind, caring, informative. Love the late day appointment option!! Wish I had changed practices so much sooner."

"I consider her to be the best dentist I've ever had! Without a doubt my teeth have never looked better, and everyone at the office is a pleasure to work with!"

"We had our first experience with Dr Thore today, and to say she took care of our family is an understatement. She goes above and beyond for her patients, and along with her skill in taking care of my daughter’s crown, we felt so much warmth and kindness. Great place!"

"My entire family looks to Falls for all our dental needs. It is a family atmosphere that’s how they care for you as if you where a member of their family. I’m in a monogamous relationship with my hygienist Amy and Doctor Thore. It all starts with the smile and compassion of beautiful lady at the fr…"

"The dental hygienist was very kind and thorough and made sure to address my concerns. Dr. Thore was so nice and personable. She talked me through her recommendations and really took the time to explain my bite and some minor corrections I would need to make. I’m so glad I found this office because …"

"Skillful, efficient, personable dentist and staff. Relaxing atmosphere puts patient at ease. Patient history and concerns translate into excellent dental care."

"I’ve been seeing Dr. Sandra Thore for years and my teeth and gum health have steadily improved. Dr. Thore is patient, caring and worked with me over the years to improve my dental health. I also recommend her hygienists Amy and Angie. Both are fantastic at deep and thorough cleaning."

"The whole team worked to get me through my entire treatment plan, meet all of my military requirements, deal with Tricare so I didn’t have to, and gave me an updated DD 2813 at each visit. Everyone has really gone above and beyond the call of duty to keep me and my family in great dental health. TH…"

"Just moved to the area and needed to find a dentist, this office is close to work so I gave them a try. The doctor and office staff is very nice and accommodating. After a few visits I had a dental emergency and the Dr met me after hours to fix the problem."

"Dr. Thore and staff have taken amazing care of me and my family. She’s never rushed and takes great care to be gentle and precise in her work. She has created a calm and relaxing space. She has assembled an incredible staff including a extraordinary hygienist."

"I was looking for a dentist that would make my 88 year old mother feel comfortable and Dr. Thore hit it right on the spot with her whole attitude, personality and character. We just love her!!!"

"Falls Dental is truly a great dental office. Dr. Thore and the whole staff are friendly, knowledgeable and professional. I have always been very happy with my visits to the office. They offer great advice on what dental products best suit your needs. I recently got a night guard made and I have no …"

"Dr.Thore and her staff are very nice and friendly . my husband and I love to go there for our dental needs."

"Amy is awesome! Dr. Thorr is very positive, thorough, and reassuring!"

"Dr.Thore and her assistants at falls family dental never let me down. By far the best experience I've had in a long time. Flexible schedule and friendly atmosphere and not too high with pricing. I'm glad I found her and I haven't looked back. Highly recommend."

"If you need dental work, this is the place to go. Dr. Thore is the most caring person i would trust drilling into my bones. Wierd statement, I know, but i've been to a few dentists and none match Dr Thore's hospitality, bedside manner, or care for what actually is going on ."

"Dr. Thore and her staff are some of the greatest people you'll ever meet. I was looking for a place I felt comfortable and would do excellent work. I definitely found both at this dentistry. I highly recommend Falls Family Dental."

"My husband and I both come here and we think the staff here are the greatest! They always explain everything in detail and answer all of our questions. I would recommend Falls Family Dental to anyone and everyone that needs a dentist! Dr. Thore and her staff are very professional and always go abov…"

"Dr. Thore and the entire staff at Falls Family Dental are amazing. Their attention to detail and concern for their patients is second to none! Highly recommended!"

"At Falls Family Dental you are treated with the best and caring service. Dr. Thore sets the example of treating every patient as their very first. My husband and I are so thankful that we found Falls Family Dental. Thank you Dr. Thore! You and your staff are a blessings."


"I had never been to Falls Family Dental but I broke my two front teeth and called first thing in the morning, they fit me in to their schedule and took such great care of me. The entire staff was so friendly and kind...especially for someone like me who is very "dentist shy"....I will definitely b…"

"Normally, for me, going to a dentist is not a particularly pleasant experience. So I put it off. Until yesterday, I had been putting it off for about a decade. The people here are awesome, especially Dr Thore. They are so awesome, that I am gladly going back in a week and plan on letting them do al…"

"My kids absolutely adore Dr. Thore and her assistant, Amy!!! They beg to go to the dentist and are treated like celebrities at this office! Great place for young kids!"

"Absolutely love these people! I have never been a fan of going to the dentist. I put it off for nearly a decade before finding Dr Thore and here amazing team. I am so very glad that I went, and you will be too if you give them a chance! Flossing my teeth or even eating slightly hard food has caused…"

"This is an excellent practice for any individual or family looking for a new dentist! Nice office with friendly staff! Professional and courteous always! Highly recommend!"

"Dr. Thore and her staff at Falls Family Dental have been my go to practice for all of my dental needs since I walked into their Falls River location three years ago. All of my dental appointments and procedures (there have been many) have been handled with the highest level of thought, care and co…"

"Not only is Dr. Thore a terrific dentist, but every other staff member is so sweet and provides the best dentist experience I've ever had! Definitely recommend Falls Family Dental!!"

"Love this dental office! Dr. Thore is wonderful and the entire staff treats me like family! I will never go anywhere else!"

"What a great feeling to have a dentist care so much about your teeth and a great proposed treatment plan. Had a chipped tooth with root canal and crown implications and she called me back to get me in next day. I was originally told by another dentist that an implant was needed. Not the case. They…"

"I'm so thankful I found this great staff of amazing women who all love what they do and are so amazing at their work!"

"Dr Thore is very caring and precise. She and her entire staff want to make sure that the dental work is done right the first time!"

"Great professional and excellent chair side manners. She was able to save an important front tooth part of the smile, that other doctors consider not possible. A great meticulous quality worker, and have kept her even with the distance in driving approx 3 hours. Would recommend to anybody that has …"

"I moved to Raleigh in October 2014 and was looking for a new dentist in my area. I found Dr. Thore and I'm glad I did. She is awesome! I needed a couple of crowns and fill-ins. She took care of me. She is warm, friendly and knowledgeable about her art. I had a bit of sensitivity after my last crown…"

"When I went with her I was comfortable that she would take care of my teeth. She trustworthy, helpful, kind and knowledgeable about different things."

"The entire staff was very friendly, very reassuring, and very communicative. I had a tooth extraction with NO pain whatsoever. I'm very happy to have found such a friendly practice."

"Truly excellent customer service. I feel confident trusting Dr. Thore's recommendations and work. She is very very thoughtful and takes time explain everything. The office is careful to check insurance before doing work, so that I can make informed decisions. Dr. Thore is passionate about her field…"

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Raleigh, NC

10450 Durant Road, Suite 102, Raleigh, NC 27614

Email: fallsfamilydental@outlook.com

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Office Hours

  • Monday7:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday7:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • WednesdayClosed
  • Thursday7:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • FridayClosed
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed