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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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Occlusal Guards Help Chronic Teeth Grinding

Do you grind your teeth at night? Let the dentists at Longmeadow Family Dental fit you for a guard to protect your teeth while you sleep. Usually worn at night, occlusal guards prevent people from grinding or clenching their teeth during slumber. A person who grinds at night may awake with discomfort in the muscles of […]

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The Benefits of a Custom Mouthguard

Protect your athlete’s winning smile with a custom made mouthguard. If your child plays a contact sport, common mouthguards cannot provide total protection from teeth and mouth injuries. The most commonly used mouthguards are those that are bought from local sporting goods stores. Although these mouthguards may provide short-term protection, they usually wear down and […]

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Top Foods that Whiten Your Teeth

Everyone desires a beautiful, pearly white smile. If your teeth need a little bit of brightening, but you want to skip out on whitening treatments, you are in luck. By making better dietary decisions, you can naturally whiten your teeth. Certain foods contain natural tooth-scrubbing properties because of their fibrous composition. Additionally, some foods help […]

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Show Off Your Smile This Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it is a perfect time to show off your confident and beautiful smile! Whether you are celebrating the holiday with friends, a significant other, or adored pet, a pearly white smile is the perfect accessory to accompany your planned festivities! Maintaining proper dental hygiene and scheduling regular checkups with your […]

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The Myths Behind Root Canals

For most people, the term “root canal” sparks fear and anxiety. If you have an infected tooth that needs saving, there is no need to fear getting a root canal. Far too many people believe the common misconceptions about root canal procedures. Modern root canals have been performed for decades, and are completely safe and […]

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Discovering the Different Types of Braces

Few people are born with perfectly straight teeth. Luckily for you and your children, there are many types of braces that can help correct teeth alignment. Orthodontic treatment can have a huge impact on your oral health and confidence. Your orthodontist and dentist may recommend any of the following different types of braces to help correct […]

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