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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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Avoid Treating Your Teeth Like Tools

The next time you’re tempted to rip a piece of tape with your teeth, or use your pearly whites to pry the lid off a bottle, think about the possible consequences of your actions. The more you use your teeth as tools for opening various objects, the greater the risk of causing permanent damage. In […]

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Post-Operative Instructions for Tooth Extraction

  After undergoing a tooth extraction procedure, it is important to follow post-operative instructions. Neglecting the guidelines may delay recovery. Expect some stiffness, swelling, slight bleeding, and mild pain after surgery. For the first 24 hours, it is recommended that a responsible adult observe the patient in case of a medical emergency. To ensure a […]

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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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