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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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How to help develop your child’s good flossing habits

Starting a new school year means getting back into daily routines. Your daily routine should include developing your child’s good flossing habits to prevent bacteria and build up that could lead to gum disease over time. When should my child start flossing? Flossing is necessary once a child’s teeth begin to fit closely together. This […]

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Have a Safe and Happy Labor Day Weekend

From the entire team at Longmeadow Family Dental Care, have a safe and happy Labor Day Weekend! As we reflect on and honor the working people of our nation, we hope you take some time to relax and enjoy your BBQ, family and friends.  

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Why do winning athletes bite their medals?

You see it day in and day out now that the Olympics are in full swing. Everyone taking a chomp out of their medals. So it makes you wonder, “Why do the Olympians bite their medals during photo opportunities?” Are these athletes in need of some extra minerals in their diets? It’s probably because it’s […]

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