(WGGB/WSHM) – With the new school year just around the corner, Baystate Chief of General Pediatrics Dr. John O’Reilly spoke to Western Mass News about the importance of your child receiving a wellness checkup. How important is it for your child to receive a wellness checkup beforehand? O’Reilly: “The American […]

Dental and oral wellbeing is an important part of your general health and well-being. Bad habits regarding oral cleanliness can prompt dental problems and gum infections and are likewise connected to coronary illness, disease, and diabetes. Maintaining oral hygiene is a lifetime responsibility. The sooner one learns to follow steps […]

Parents can help make toothbrushing a comfortable, enjoyable experience for children with special health care needs. (Image: AdobeStock) This is the first of a two-part series offering dental tips to the parents of children with special health care needs.   The texture of a toothbrush’s bristles can be enough to make […]