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Straight Teeth: Not Just About Looks

Having straight teeth is actually good for your health! Read Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn about the many benefits of straight teeth besides the superficial ones

THE MOST OBVIOUS impact of orthodontic treatment is a straighter, more attractive smile. While it is true that we tend to perceive people with properly aligned teeth as happier and more successful, the benefits aren’t just superficial. Clearer Speech Do you remember the lisp you had between losing your two front teeth and the adult ones […]

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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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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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