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Bad Oral Health Fads

Do you know someone who uses charcoal toothpaste? Before you buy your own tube, check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn why your teeth will be better off if you avoid these kinds of dental health trends.

FADS AREN’T ALWAYS ABOUT hairstyles and slang; they can also be about the way we take care of our bodies, including our teeth. It’s important to be able to tell the difference between something that is popular and something that has the support of the dental health community. That’s why we’re going to take a critical […]

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An Intro To Veneers

Do you have a chipped or badly stained tooth? Read Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn about veneers and which dental problems they solve

MANY OF US ARE unhappy with the way our smiles look. Maybe our teeth aren’t as white as we’d like, they have unusual shapes, or they’ve suffered some damage like chipping or fractures. Veneers are a great, long-lasting solution we can use to fix these problems and get the smiles of our dreams. How Do Veneers […]

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Train Your Child To Be A Flossing Ninja

Your dentist, Foster Dental Care, has the training tools to help your child become a flossing ninja!

BEING A GOOD NINJA isn’t just about mastering the nunchaku and learning to move about completely undetected; it’s also about keeping one’s teeth and gums healthy and strong. One of our greatest weapons against gum disease and tooth decay is a good flossing habit. The Importance Of Flossing To The Path Of The Ninja You might […]

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What To Do When You Have A Toothache

Do you know what to do about a toothache if one strikes? Read Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn what you can do to manage it until you can get to us!

A TOOTHACHE IS never fun to deal with, and they can happen for a variety of reasons. Do you know what to do when one strikes, especially if it happens over the holidays or at the beginning of the weekend and you can’t get quick access to professional dental care? Toothache Causes The most common reason a tooth […]

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The Top 3 Worst Drinks For Your Teeth

Can you guess the three drinks that have the worst impact on oral health? Foster Dental Care, your dentist in Blue Springs, has the answers!

ONE OF LIFE’S CRUELEST ironies is that so many of the foods and drinks we enjoy the most aren’t good for us at all. Naturally, as dental professionals, the team at Foster Dental Care is particularly concerned about the ones that are bad for our teeth. That’s why we’re giving our patients a heads up about […]

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Oral Piercings: Self-Expression With Risks

Thinking about getting a lip or tongue ring? Before you do, make sure you’re fully informed of the risks to your oral health. Read Foster Dental Care's new blog posts to learn more.

WE ALL LIKE to show off our personality and sense of style in the way we present ourselves, from clothing to hairstyle to cosmetics. Piercings are often an important component of one’s personal image, but unlike clothing and hairstyles, piercings come with health risks — particularly oral piercings. Common Oral Piercing Risks There will always be risks […]

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Teeth, Gums, And Diabetes

Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog to learn how you can keep your teeth and gums healthy with diabetes!

IT MIGHT SEEM LIKE diabetes and oral health have little to do with each other, but this is unfortunately not the case. One of the most common effects of diabetes is, in fact, gum disease, and the two conditions can actually make each other harder to deal with. This is why we want to make sure […]

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Reasons To Be Thankful For The Dentist

You might think it’s silly to include your dentist, or the team at Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs, on the list of things you’re thankful for, but we can give you a few great reasons why they should make the cut.

WE’RE ALMOST AT the end of another year, and one of the best parts of the holiday season is getting some time to take stock of all the things we’re grateful for. From our families to our careers, our homes to our country, those lists can be pretty long, and one more great thing to add […]

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Time’s Running Out On Insurance Benefits!

Time’s Running Out On Insurance Benefits! Contact Foster Dental Care, your dentist in Blue Springs to schedule today!

ANOTHER YEAR IS COMING to a close, and that means another year of insurance benefits is about to expire. If you haven’t taken advantage of your dental insurance yet, that’s okay, but the year is almost over, so the time to use them is now. To help you prepare, we’ve put together some information about how […]

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Interceptive Orthodontics: The Basics

Interceptive orthodontics can shorten the length of orthodontic treatment needed later on, and leave patients with a better overall result in the end. Contact your dentist, Foster Dental Care, in Blue Springs for an appointment!

WHEN WE PICTURE SOMEONE with braces, we usually picture a teenager with a mouthful of colorful brackets. What we don’t typically picture is orthodontic appliances on younger children. However, interceptive orthodontics can reduce the need for tooth extraction and jaw surgery, correct certain problems as they appear, encourage better facial development, shorten the length of orthodontic […]

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