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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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The Dangers Of DIY Teeth Whitening

A GOOD-LOOKING SMILE with white, even teeth is a major confidence booster and really helps make a good first impression, whether you’re going on a date or sitting down for a job interview. The widespread desire for whiter teeth in today’s society, combined with internet culture, has given rise to a number of popular do-it-yourself teeth […]

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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 ADA Seal Of Acceptance

TRYING TO DECIDE WHICH products to buy for your oral hygiene routine can be a tricky thing! There are so many options available, so how can you know which ones are the best for your teeth and gums? Well, the first thing you can do to narrow things down is check for the ADA Seal of […]

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth The Healthy Way

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth The Healthy Way With These Tips From Your Dentist in Blue Springs, Foster Dental Care

EVERYONE LOVES A good sweet snack once in a while, but unfortunately, that includes the bacteria in our mouths. Those little germs’ favorite food in the world is sugary treats, and the more sugar they get, the more they put our teeth at risk of tooth decay. So how can you satisfy your sweet tooth without […]

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4 Animals With Unusual Teeth

BLue Springs Dentist, Foster Dental Care shares four of the weirdest sets of chompers we could fin

ANIMALS MIGHT NOT BE as concerned with maintaining their oral health and hygiene as we are, but that doesn’t stop some of them from having very interesting teeth! Like our teeth are adapted to an omnivorous diet, animal teeth are adapted to the foods they eat. In some cases, the results can get pretty strange. Today, […]

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Why Are Dental Sealants Important?

Foster Dental Care explores Why Are Dental Sealants Important?

DO YOU SPEND A LOT of time worrying about how to keep your child’s teeth cavity-free? Teaching them to brush and floss are critical steps toward ensuring that they can take good care of their teeth for life. Once those permanent teeth come in, there’s something we can do at Foster Dental Care that will give […]

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How A Nail Biting Habit Affects The Teeth

Blue Springs Dentist, Foster Dental Care examines how a nail biting habit affects your teeth

NAIL BITING IS A HABIT shared by between a quarter and a third of children and nearly half of teenagers. Compulsive behaviors don’t always have negative effects on a person’s physical health, but this one definitely does. In addition to leaving the nails torn and uneven and doing damage to the nail beds, nail biting can lead […]

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