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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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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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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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Top Causes Of Childhood Tooth Decay

. Why is childhood tooth decay so common, and what can we as parents do to keep our children’s teeth healthy?

42 PERCENT OF CHILDREN will get at least one cavity between ages 2 and 11, and tooth decay is the most common childhood disease. Why is it so common, and what can we as parents do to keep our children’s teeth healthy? Well, before we can fight childhood tooth decay, we have to understand what causes […]

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Side-Effects: Medications And Oral Health

Side-Effects: Medications And Oral Health

MEDICAL PROBLEMS ARE things none of us ask for but many of us have, and with medical problems come medications. Unfortunately, along with medications come side-effects, and these often have a negative impact on oral health. The Delicate Balance Of Our Mouths Our oral health does best when our mouths can stay close to a neutral […]

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The Negative Effects Of Mouth-Breathing

WE ALL KNOW WHAT it’s like to have a cold, with a nose so stuffy that you can’t breathe through it. At times like that, we breathe through our mouths instead, and that’s pretty much how it should work. Mouth-breathing is an emergency backup, not the default. There are many negative effects of mouth-breathing full-time, particularly […]

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Thumb-Sucking, Pacifiers, And Oral Health

THE WORLD IS A big, new, confusing place for a young child, so it shouldn’t be much of a surprise that they like having something familiar to help them cope. Sometimes this means a stuffed animal or favorite blanket they carry everywhere, but for many children, it’s a pacifier or a thumb. As parents, it’s important […]

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Welcome, Dr. Niki Shah!

JOIN US IN WELCOMING Dr. Niki Shah to Foster Dental Care! She is an amazing dentist and we are thrilled to have her on our team.  Dr. Shah joins us after completing a dental residency at UMKC. Her advanced education is a huge benefit to our patients. Not only will Dr. Shah make you feel […]

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