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Bleeding Gums: Causes and Treatment

If you’ve noticed your gums bleeding when you brush or if they’ve felt sore or swollen lately, the first thing to do is to schedule a dental appointment at Foster Dental Care, in Blue Springs, MO. 816-228-6988

BLEEDING GUMS ARE the most common symptom of gum disease, but that’s not the only thing that can cause this problem. Let’s take a closer look at bleeding gums, the various causes, and what we can do about it. Gingivitis and Periodontitis Over time, plaque (a sticky, bacteria-filled film that coats our teeth) builds up along […]

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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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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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