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The Effects Of Pregnancy On Oral Health

AN EXPECTANT MOM has enough to worry about without having to deal with new oral health problems, so check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post for tips on staying mouth-healthy!

YOU CAN ALWAYS expect your body to go through a lot of changes when you’re expecting, but did you know that some of those changes are to your oral health? The changing hormone levels of pregnancy actually put expecting mothers at greater risk of developing a variety of oral health issues, including gum disease, enamel erosion, […]

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Great Dental Health Apps For Kids

Having a hard time getting your child to brush for two full minutes? There’s an app for that! Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn about some great dental health apps for kids

EVERY PARENT WANTS to be able to teach their children good, healthy habits so that they will be ready for the responsibilities of adulthood, and those include oral health and hygiene habits. But what do we do when our kids aren’t interested in brushing and flossing? Fortunately, in the age of the smartphone, there’s an app […]

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Nitrous Oxide: Having A Gas At The Dentist

If you've never had laughing gas during a dental appointment, check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn what it is, what it does, and why we use it in dentistry!

MOST OF US HAVE at least heard of laughing gas, the whimsically-nicknamed sedation method used by dentists, even if we haven’t had it ourselves. But what exactly is laughing gas, and why is it so closely associated with dentistry? Nitrous Oxide From Discovery To Dentistry Laughing gas is a colorless, odorless gas. It consists of two […]

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Sedation Dentistry For Dental Anxiety

Don't let your fear of the dentist keeping you from scheduling those regular cleaning appointments! Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs has options to make your visit comfortable and relaxing.

DOES DENTAL ANXIETY make it difficult for you to keep up with your regular dental appointments? Sedation dentistry could be the solution you’ve been looking for so that your teeth can get the professional care they need to stay healthy. What Is Sedation Dentistry? One way we can assist in making your dental visit a relaxing […]

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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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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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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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