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Helping Your Child Trust The Dentist

EVEN THOUGH WE ALL know how important it is to go to the dentist, dental anxiety can make many people avoid crucial dental checkups. For some, dental anxiety starts in childhood and lasts a lifetime. How can we help our children start out with a positive mindset towards the dentist so that they will always seek […]

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When To See The Dentist

BECAUSE PREVENTION IS such a major part of good dental care, it’s critical to visit us at Foster Dental Care for regular checkups. In most cases, two regular dental cleanings a year will be all you need, but not always. So what are the signs that you shouldn’t wait for your next scheduled appointment to come […]

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Easy Ways To Improve Your Dental Health

WE’VE ALL HEARD that if we want healthy teeth, we should brush twice a day, floss once a day, and schedule regular dental cleaning appointments twice a year. Definitely, keep doing those things, but if you want to step up your oral health game, here are a few easy ways to do that. Replace Your Toothbrush […]

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Paying For Dental Care: A Guide To Your Options

WE DON’T SIMPLY clean teeth and fill cavities at Foster Dental Care—we educate our patients! From the moment you walk through our door to the moment you schedule your next appointment, we’re prepared to guide you through each step of your visit. One topic we are often asked about is paying for your dental care. Cleaning […]

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4 Tips For A Younger Looking Smile

THERE ARE COUNTLESS methods we use to try and turn back the clock on our appearance. Whether it’s hip wardrobes and hairstyles or costly cosmetic surgeries, people go to great lengths to recapture the look and feeling of their youth. Despite all of these anti-aging fads and gimmicks, studies show your smile can do more to make […]

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Some Of History’s Fun And Bizarre Dental Stories

HISTORY IS FULL of outrageous tales about teeth! How many of these dental facts have you heard before? Some of these stories were new to a few team members at Foster Dental Care! The Dental Woes That Won the Battle Of Yorktown? During the Revolutionary War, George Washington wrote a letter to his dentist requesting some dental cleaning […]

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Do Dental Fillings Last Forever?

YOU MAY BE SURPRISED TO LEARN that dental fillings don’t last forever! While they are extremely durable and can last years, there may come a time when they will have to be replaced. We Check Your Fillings At Your Regular Visits You may be wondering, “If fillings don’t last a lifetime, then how long DO they last?” That […]

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Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered!

WANT TO KNOW what our patients have been asking us? Here are the top five frequently asked questions we get at Foster Dental Care! #1: “How often do I actually need to visit the dentist?” For most people, twice a year. Even if you do have perfect oral hygiene, plaque and tartar buildup are inevitable. With a […]

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How Much Calcium Do We Actually Need?

WE’VE ALL HEARD calcium builds strong bones and is key to preventing osteoporosis. But did you know taking in the right amount of calcium also has a huge effect on our oral health? Foster Dental Care explores this topic: Calcium Benefits Our Oral Health Does calcium really make a difference in our oral health? The answer is yes! […]

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PROTECT YOUR SMILE WITH A MOUTHGUARD

THE CRISP SMELL OF FRESHLY CUT GRASS on the soccer field, the gleam of the basketball court before a game, the cheering fans at the football stadium, the feeling of the baseball bat, familiar in your hands… There’s no doubt about it– playing sports can be a magical thing. We love when our patients are having […]

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