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How to Deal with a Dental Emergency

Emergencies always seem to happen at the worst time. Dental emergencies are no exception. While many of us are familiar with what to do during a medical emergency, when it comes to dental emergencies, we may not know exactly what steps to take in the heat of the moment. Is it a Dental Emergency, or […]

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Back to School Teeth-Friendly Lunch Ideas

Bring out the backpacks and sharpen those #2 pencils – its back to school time! Starting school can be a hectic time for many families. Sending kids to school with the right school supplies and textbooks is just as important as sending them to school with a tooth-friendly packed lunch. Providing children with a healthy, […]

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Crossbite: When Your Bite Is Not Right

When your upper and lower teeth do not line up properly, it can affect your dental health and confidence. Crossbites tend to present themselves during childhood, and stay misaligned as the patient ages. The misalignment can cause serious dental health problems. Fortunately, the dentists at Longmeadow Family Dental can help correct your crossbite with a […]

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The Benefits of Digital X-Rays

Dental technology has drastically improved the way that dentists practice their craft. The new technology allows patients to undergo procedures without the time and pain associated with old school dental practices. At Longmeadow Family Dental Care, we are proud to offer the latest technology for our patients. Part of our advanced technology includes the use of […]

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The Importance of Baby Teeth

Many people disregard the importance of baby teeth due to their temporary nature. However, baby teeth serve some very valuable functions for children by aiding in their health and development. What are baby teeth needed for? Chewing and eating Developing proper speech Providing space in the jaw for permanent teeth that are growing under the […]

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When Should My Child First See a Dentist?

Many parents often ask, “At what age should I schedule my child’s first dental visit?” The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends, “First visit by first birthday.” They suggest that the best time for a child’s first dental check up is when they turn one. The idea of such early dental visits can be surprising […]

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Are You Stressed? Your Dentist Can Tell.

You know that too much stress can lead to a decline in your overall health, but severe stress can also cause problems in your teeth, jaw, mouth, and gums. Many dentists can detect signs of stress during a routine examination because of the following symptoms a patient presents: Canker Sores Canker sores are small spots […]

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