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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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The Impact Of Smoking On Oral Health

Foster Dental Care, your dentist in Blue Springs, investigates: The Impact Of Smoking On Oral Health

YOU’RE PROBABLY FAMILIAR with some of the ways smoking impacts our health, particularly lung cancer. However, that’s not where the damage ends. Smoking can harm every part of the body, including our oral health. And the problems don’t end with stained teeth and bad breath. Gum Disease Gum disease begins as an inflammation of the gums, […]

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The Hidden Sugars In Our Food

Foster Dental Care, your dentist in Blue Springs, Missouri, Reviews The Hidden Sugars In Our Food

WHEN WE THINK OF SUGARY FOOD, we usually picture things like candy, cake, pie, ice cream, and soda, but there is sugar hiding in many of the foods we buy at the grocery store — even foods we don’t think of as sweet! This is bad news for our oral health, because the harmful bacteria in […]

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What To Look For In A Toothbrush

What To Look For In A Toothbrush by Foster Dental Care

ON THE SURFACE, a toothbrush seems like just another item on the grocery list, but choosing the best one for you can be tricky. There are several factors to take into account, such as bristle softness, grip feel, head size, and whether to stick with manual or go electric. That’s why Foster Dental Care‘s here to […]

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Making Halloween Healthy For Your Teeth

Take a look at Foster Dental Care's new blog post for some spooky snack ideas that your teeth will love!

HALLOWEEN IS ONE OF the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and it’s almost here! This holiday sees kids, teens, and even adults consuming far more sugar than they would any other time, coming in second only to Easter. The problem with this is that sugar is the favorite food of the harmful bacteria living […]

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In Case Of Dental Emergency

Before an emergency happens, there are steps you can take to prepare yourself and your family. Call Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs

WHEN WE THINK OF an emergency, we probably don’t imagine it could have something to do with our teeth. However, any chip, crack, or toothache should be treated as a priority because even if they seem like minor issues, they can lead to much worse (and more expensive) problems down the line. Know Where To Go […]

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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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