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Swimming And Oral Health

THERE’S NOTHING BETTER than a swim in the pool to cool down during the hot summer months. Before diving in, we should be aware of how our time in the pool can impact our oral health. That’s right: the chlorine in swimming pools doesn’t just cause dry skin and eye irritation, it can also have an […]

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Dentures Then And Now

AS RECENTLY AS 2012, one-fifth of American adults over sixty-five had lost all of their natural teeth. Whether the tooth loss is from age or other causes, it is a problem dentists have been dealing with for thousands of years. Dentures Have Ancient Roots False teeth have been around in some form since at least 700 B.C., when […]

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Chocolate And Your Teeth

UNDER MOST CIRCUMSTANCES, we (the amazing dental team at Foster Dental Care) are not fans of candy. The sugar in candy is the favorite food of bacteria that cause tooth decay. However, when it comes to chocolate, certain types may actually be good for oral health! To be clear, this is not a blog post in […]

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The Way You Eat Fruit Matters For Your Teeth

FRUIT IS AN ESSENTIAL element of a well-balanced, healthy diet. It is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and eating it on a regular basis helps boost your immune system and reduces your risk of illness and chronic disease. There are a lot of ways people get their fruit, however, and when it comes […]

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Want To Get Rid Of Bad Breath?

WE ALL KNOW THAT FEELING… you wake up in the morning to the sun shining, birds chirping and happily lean over to your significant other to say hello! Instead, you are greeted by the horrible smell of morning breath. Or maybe you run into friends after work and suddenly become conscious of that bad taste in […]

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Common Misconceptions About Gum Disease

FOSTER DENTAL CARE BELIEVES the more educated our patients are about dental health issues, the better they’ll be able to prevent them. We often warn of periodontal disease and the detrimental effects it has on the mouth and body. But there are also many common misconceptions about gum disease. To help you better understand it, we’ve […]

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Reduce Your Time In the Dentist’s Chair

Your time is valuable; almost as valuable as a healthy smile.  Say good-bye to temporary crowns and multiple dental visits. Foster Dental Care is proud to expand their service offerings to include CAD/CAM technology. What does that mean for me? The CAD/CAM (computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing) available at Foster Dental Care includes the use of an […]

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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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Plaque vs. Tartar: What’s The Difference?

WE OFTEN GET THE QUESTION from our patients, “What’s the difference between plaque and tartar?” Many people think they are the same thing. There is an important difference between the two, however, and it can help explain just why a daily oral hygiene routine is so crucial, as well as twice-yearly visits to Foster Dental Care. […]

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See The Full Picture On Dental X-Rays

IF YOU COULD HAVE any superpower, what would it be? Would you choose super strength? How about the power of flight? Maybe you’d like the ability to see through solid objects! Although super strength and flight may not come too easily, you don’t have to search far for x-ray vision (in a manner of speaking)! Today, […]

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