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It’s Time To Kick That Ice-Chewing Habit

If ice chewing is something you struggle with, make sure to schedule appointments with Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs, Missouri! Healthy Smiles Start Here.

CHEWING ICE MIGHT SEEM refreshing in the moment, but it’s not doing any favors for your teeth in the long run. Today we’re going to take a look at why ice chewing is such a common habit despite the dangers it poses, as well as what someone with this habit can do to stop. Compulsive Ice […]

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Defeating Bad Breath

Have you been struggling with bad breath? Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog post to learn what causes it and what you can do to fight back!

WE’VE ALL BEEN THERE BEFORE — sitting in the middle of a job interview or a first date and realizing that our breath is far from minty fresh. Even when everything else is going perfectly, bad breath can be enough to ruin your confidence and turn a good experience sour. Why do we get bad breath, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Teeth, Gums, And Diabetes

Check out Foster Dental Care's new blog to learn how you can keep your teeth and gums healthy with diabetes!

IT MIGHT SEEM LIKE diabetes and oral health have little to do with each other, but this is unfortunately not the case. One of the most common effects of diabetes is, in fact, gum disease, and the two conditions can actually make each other harder to deal with. This is why we want to make sure […]

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The Impact Of Smoking On Oral Health

Foster Dental Care, your dentist in Blue Springs, investigates: The Impact Of Smoking On Oral Health

YOU’RE PROBABLY FAMILIAR with some of the ways smoking impacts our health, particularly lung cancer. However, that’s not where the damage ends. Smoking can harm every part of the body, including our oral health. And the problems don’t end with stained teeth and bad breath. Gum Disease Gum disease begins as an inflammation of the gums, […]

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