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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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Root Canal Myths: Busted

It is time to debunk some of the biggest myths surrounding root canal treatment, so come check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post!

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD someone begin a sentence “I’d rather have a root canal than…”? The negative portrayal of root canal treatment in our culture isn’t just a cliché; it’s a myth! That’s why Foster Dental Care’s using this post to knock down some of the most common root canal myths out there. Myth 1: “Root […]

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Kissing And Cavities

Valentine's Day is coming up, and many of us will want to pucker up! However, we share more than love with our kisses. Read Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn how kissing affects oral bacteria

FOSTER DENTAL CARE HOPES ALL OF our patients are excited about Valentine’s Day! We also hope the topic we’re about to discuss won’t spoil the romantic mood, but we need to talk about what kissing does to oral bacteria. The Bacteria In Our Mouths Our mouths are home to many species of microscopic organisms. Most of […]

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January 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 January 2019

ONE MONTH DOWN! Can you believe that we’ve already made it through the first 31 days of the New Year?! As announced in our first e-newsletter of 2019, this year, we resolve to have more focus and intention on each patient’s experience in our office. No matter if this is your first appointment or fiftieth, we want all […]

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Relief For A Burned Mouth

Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post for tips on what to do to soothe a burned tongue.

HAVE YOU EVER SAT down to a plate of lasagna from your favorite Italian place and immediately taken a huge bite without waiting for it to cool down? Or taken a swig of hot chocolate too fast? Maybe it wasn’t lasagna or hot chocolate for you, but we’ve all burned our tongues on foods or drinks […]

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Sleep Apnea And Dental Health

Sawing logs all night but waking up exhausted? It could be sleep apnea. Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn about sleep apnea and how it impacts dental health.

OVER 18 MILLION ADULTS in the US alone, as well as up to 20 percent of habitually snoring children, have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that results in brief but repeated interruptions to normal breathing during sleep. Not only is this a potentially life-threatening disorder, but it also has a significant impact on oral health. […]

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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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Referral Raffle: Spa Day Giveaway!

You could win a day of spa pampering from Foster Dental Care, your dentist in Blue Springs

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE… the prize for the first Referral Raffle of 2019 has been revealed. This is a prize that has the entire Foster Dental Care Team excited. We’ve never had a prize quite like this that created such a stir with the team, they are all green with envy, trying to figure […]

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