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March Celebrations

Your dentist in Blue Springs, Foster Dental Care, enjoys celebrating anniversaries, birthdays, and hosting all sorts of other fun-n-games! Here is a recap from March 2019!

WE ARE THE LUCKIEST! From our rockstar patients to our beyond amazing team members, we hit the jackpot! This past March was full of celebrations and joyous occasions. Plus we launched our annual Smiles for Life campaign, picked all the wrong teams on our March Madness brackets, and stretched our legs at a group yoga […]

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Oral pH: A Delicate Balance

Do you love to sip on a cold soda throughout the day? You could be throwing your oral pH out of whack! Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn about how acids interact with our oral health.

YOU MIGHT REMEMBER a little bit about pH from a science class you took years ago in middle school or high school. Even if you don’t, that’s okay; it’s time for a refresher course because pH plays a major role in our oral health. The Basics (And Acidics) Of pH We could go into some really […]

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Dental Care For Baby Teeth

We all love to see our children smiling, and we love it even more when we know those smiles are healthy. Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post for tips on taking care of baby teeth!

THE SMILE OF a happy child is one of the best things in the world. Unfortunately, dental caries (tooth decay) is the most common chronic disease of childhood. We want those smiles to stay as healthy as possible, which is why Foster Dental Care is dedicating a blog post to baby teeth dental care. Baby Teeth Matter […]

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Dental X-Rays: It’s Time For Your Close-Up

Have you ever wondered what we do with those X-rays we take of your teeth? Read Foster Dental Care's blog to find out!

IF WE ASKED you to list three things that happen in a typical dental exam, dental X-rays would probably be one of them. But do you know what they’re used for? It depends on the type of X-ray, so let’s look at what these are. Getting The Wide Shot With Panoramic X-Rays If you’ve ever stood […]

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Canker Sores: Causes And Treatment

Have you ever had to deal with the discomfort of a canker sore? Read Blue Springs dentist, Foster Dental Care's new blog post, to learn what these sores are and how you can reduce their symptoms and frequency.

HAVE YOU EVER TRIED to enjoy one of your favorite foods, but that angry, swollen lump on your gums or the inside of your cheek kept stinging and hurting? Then you know what it’s like to have a canker sore. These sores are round ulcers that can develop on the inside of the lips and cheeks, […]

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Fighting Back Against Oral Bacteria

It's time to stand up and fight! Fight against bacteria, that is. Check out the latest blog post from your dentist in Blue Springs, Foster Dental Care, to learn what you can do to win the battle against harmful oral bacteria!

A BATTLE IS CONSTANTLY raging inside your mouth for the fate of your teeth. The only one who can turn the tide and make sure your teeth win this battle is you. The Defenders And The Attackers Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. It’s like the castle walls, protecting the softer […]

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Oral Bacteria Testing: Getting Ahead of Gum Disease

Did you know that DNA testing can be used to improve oral health? Read Foster Dental Care's (dentist in Blue Springs) new blog post to learn about OralDNA and how we use it to benefit our patients!

TEN YEARS AGO, scientists developed a new method to test for oral diseases, such as periodontal disease. This method is called OralDNA testing or Oral Bacteria testing, and it enables us to spot these diseases much earlier than we could before and offer treatment that is tailor-made for individual patients. What’s So Important About Early […]

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Whiten Your Smile This Spring!

If you schedule your whitening appointment at Foster Dental Care for sometime between the beginning of March and the end of June, 100 percent of your money will go to helping children in need!

SPRING IS A TIME of renewal and revitalization. All the green is back, flowers are blooming again, and birds are singing. What better time to renew your smile with whitening treatments? Everyday Life Can Dull Your Smile Over time, our teeth can appear more yellow. It could be stained from food or it could simply be […]

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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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