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Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

DO YOU CRINGE at the mere idea of ice cream touching your teeth? Read the new blog post by Foster Dental Care to learn about tooth sensitivity and how to minimize it!

IS A SIMPLE SPOONFUL of ice cream enough to make you cringe because of the pain in your teeth? Do you have to be careful when you drink hot coffee that none of it touches your chompers? If you know the feeling, then you’re one of the millions who experience tooth sensitivity. Let’s take a […]

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Our Favorite Quotes About Smiling

NEED A REASON TO smile today? Look no further than Foster Dental Care's new blog post, in which we’ve collected great quotes about smiling

WORKING IN THE DENTAL health business, one of our favorite things to see is our patients’ smiles. So today, the team at Foster Dental Care thought we’d celebrate those happy faces by sharing some of our favorite quotes about smiling! Smile For Yourself “Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get […]

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A Closer Look At Our Teeth

You see your pearly whites in the mirror every day, but do you know what’s going on under the surface? Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn about the anatomy of your teeth!

WE USE OUR TEETH all day, every day, for chewing, talking, and flashing big smiles at friends and family, but what are the structures that allow our teeth to do so much? Let’s take a look at what our teeth are made of. Layer 1: Tooth Enamel The portion of each tooth that we can see […]

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Temporomandibular Disorders

Blue Springs Dentist, Foster Dental Care wants to know: Have you been experiencing jaw pain or soreness lately? It could be a TMJ disorder, so check out our new blog post to learn more about it.

OUR JAWS DO A LOT of work throughout the day, opening and closing over and over so that we can do ordinary things like talk, eat, and yawn. Ideally, all of the anatomy involved functions as it should and we can perform these tasks without trouble, but many people struggle with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders because […]

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The First Loose Tooth: A Rite Of Passage

Foster Dental Care, your dentist in Blue Springs, MO wants you to know: If your child is in kindergarten or first grade, they might come to you soon with their first wiggly tooth. Read our new blog post for tips on how to make this exciting and fun for them!

DO YOU REMEMBER losing your first tooth? Maybe it happened later than for your classmates, or maybe you fell down on the playground and it came out before you knew it was loose. However it happens, losing that first tooth is a big deal for every kid. As parents, we want to make sure it’s a […]

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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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