Meet The Doctors


Frank J. Mitera, D.M.D., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Frank

Dr. Mitera was born and raised locally and graduated from Chicopee High School. Prior to his professional education, he had served for five years with the United States Navy as a dental technician. Following active duty, he attended American International College, Springfield, MA, receiving a BS degree in Biology followed by his DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston MA. During his professional studies and into his practice, Dr. Mitera continued his military career in both the Navy Reserve followed by the Connecticut Air National Guard where he retired with the rank of Major. He has been a partner in the practice for over 22 years. Dr. Mitera’s memberships include the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society and the Valley District Dental Society where he serves on the education and fluoridation committee. In addition, he is an Academy of General Dentistry Fellow. Dr. Mitera is very knowledgeable of the latest dental techniques and procedures. Hobbies include canoeing and the great outdoors. His greatest enjoyment is personal time spent with his family. Dr. Mitera resides in Belchertown, MA with his wife of 27 years, as well as his three children.

Timothy J. Young, D.M.D.

Dr. Timothy

Dr. Young was born in Lawrence, MA and was raised in Portland, ME, where he graduated from Deering High School. He attended the University of Maine, Orono, majoring in Zoology. He chose to enter the dental field, attending Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. Dr. Young joined the Ludlow Family Dentistry in 2015 after practicing in Connecticut for 28 years. He furthered his dental education in endodontics (root canal treatments) and the latest dental technologies. He enjoys the challenges that dentistry presents in providing comprehensive, painless, and individualized dental treatment. Dr. Young is a member of The American Dental Association, The Connecticut Dental Association, The Hartford Dental society, The Massachusetts Dental Society and The Valley District Dental Society. Dr. Young has been married for 30 years to his wife and have three children. As well as spending time with family, he enjoys many outdoor activities such as running, hiking, skiing, and sailing.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I love all the ladies at the reception, my hygienist and Dr. Mitera."
  • "I always have a very positive experience. The staff is so nice and helpful. I would recommend this office to anyone."
  • "Always a pleasant experience!! Professional, and concerned about comfort always ..."
  • "Staff is wonderful and assisted very well to my teeth problems. As new patient I am hoping I am hoping to continue to get great care."
  • "Excellent"
  • "Everything went well! I was called in because there was an available slot open. So the rescheduling worked out well for all."
  • "Front office is always warm and welcoming. Erin is thorough and gentle, always professional."
  • "Always efficient and pleasant."
  • "Always very friendly and professional staff, and I am very happy with the excellent dental care I receive."
  • "Everyone is so friendly! The dentist took his time and was very patient with me!!"
  • "Everyone is very professional, from the front desk to the hygienist. Very clean and pleasant environment. It was my first visit with the new hygienist, she was great, pleasant and very efficient."
  • "I have been a patient for >30 years. Dr. Mitera is extremely gentle, and the rapport he has with his dental assistants/techs is terrific. The office personnel have been there for >20 years and are personable and professional."
  • "Best Dental practice I've ever experienced. I've recommended it to everyone I know. Love the staff and the care I receive!! Thank you, Dr. Young!"
  • "This was my first visit and I was very pleased with Dr. Roberts and her staff. Dr. Roberts is friendly but yet professional during my examination. I felt very comfortable and at ease by her and the staff I am so glad to be a patient and look forward to future appointments."
  • "Clean and efficient. Professional yet personal. Everyone I've met seems to enjoy being there and helping their patients. Very happy to be able to receive my dental care at Ludlow Family Dentistry."
  • "Our family continues to get a great care and service at Ludlow Family Dentistry. The doctors and entire staff are professional, thoughtful and caring."
  • "Professional, courteous service with a smile!"
  • "I have always felt (and even more so since the COVID pandemic) that the facility is meticulously clean and that Dr. Roberts and my hygienist, Chris have my safety and health foremost in their efforts. Thank you, all!"
  • "Always a pleasure! Professional, personal, quality work all-around. Thank You all!"
  • "Ludlow Family Dentistry always make me fell welcome and comfortable. I trust their caring, friendly, and highly skilled staff for my dental needs. I wholeheartedly recommend this place."