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How Much Calcium Do We Actually Need?

WE’VE ALL HEARD calcium builds strong bones and is key to preventing osteoporosis. But did you know taking in the right amount of calcium also has a huge effect on our oral health? Foster Dental Care explores this topic: Calcium Benefits Our Oral Health Does calcium really make a difference in our oral health? The answer is yes! […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

THANK YOU seems too small a statement when commenting on how thankful we are to be your dental care provider. The entire team at Foster Dental Care is beyond grateful for our amazing patients. It is an honor to establish relationships with you and be an active participant in your journey towards excellent dental health. Each day […]

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Plaque vs. Tartar: What’s The Difference?

WE OFTEN GET THE QUESTION from our patients, “What’s the difference between plaque and tartar?” Many people think they are the same thing. There is an important difference between the two, however, and it can help explain just why a daily oral hygiene routine is so crucial, as well as twice-yearly visits to Foster Dental Care. […]

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Smoking Puts Your Oral Health At Risk

DID YOU KNOW that smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States? It’s well known that smoking can lead to a number of lung-related diseases but in reality, the negative effects of smoking can be seen in almost every part of the body, especially the mouth. Smoking Compromises Your Oral Health Among other […]

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Take Care Of Your Tooth Enamel

TOOTH ENAMEL IS THE hardest substance in the human body. But don’t let that fool you–it’s far from invincible. In fact, there are things you may be doing on a regular basis that weaken your enamel, which could lead to more frequent cavities, tooth discoloration and sensitivity. Foster Dental Care takes a look: Tooth Enamel Acts […]

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Halloween Candy Buy Back: Success!

Thanks to the great turnout from our patients, community friends and local girl scout troops, the team at Foster Dental Care was able to collect over 200 pounds of Halloween candy at our annual Halloween Candy Buy Back event. Collected treats are packaged (see photo) and sent to Operation Gratitude to create personalized care packages […]

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Diabetes And Your Oral Health

DIABETES IS ONE OF THE MOST prevalent chronic diseases today. In fact, 29.1 million people in the U.S. have diabetes and millions more living with the condition don’t even know they have it. You may know that diabetes can result in other health complications such as vision loss, heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. But many are […]

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