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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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It IS possible to brush your teeth too much

Dentists typically recommend brushing at least twice per day and flossing at least once per day. But is it possible that you could actually “overbrush” your teeth? It may come as a surprise that the answer is “yes”. In fact, overbrushing can lead to a condition known as toothbrush abrasion. This often results in sensitive […]

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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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Dental Care for Senior Citizens

While getting older certainly makes us wiser, there is always more to learn when it comes to taking care of our oral health. That’s because as we age we are at increased risk for a number of oral health problems. Some of the oral health problems seniors might face include the following: Darker teeth because […]

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Keep Kids Away From Soda

Sip soft drinks all day, and get decay. A strong link exists between soda consumption and tooth decay. Additionally, habitual soda consumption can lead to childhood obesity, diabetes, and behavioral problems. Acids and sugars both damage and soften tooth enamel, leaving it susceptible to tooth decay and even tooth loss. How Soda Attacks Your Child’s […]

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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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Welcome, Dr. Dooley!

Longmeadow Family Dental Care is expanding to better serve our patients. We are pleased to announce the arrival of Kevin P. Dooley, D.D.S. Dr. Dooley’s experience and dedication are a great addition to our staff. Be sure schedule an appointment and say hello on your next visit!

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