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Don’t Take A Vacation From Oral Hygiene!

WITH THE ARRIVAL OF SUMMER comes the season of family vacations and exciting trips to new places. We’re as excited for it as our patients, but before everyone leaves to explore parts unknown, your dentist, Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs, wants to give you a few tips and reminders about taking care of your teeth while you’re away from home.

WITH THE ARRIVAL OF SUMMER comes the season of family vacations and exciting trips to new places. Foster Dental Care is as excited for it as our patients, but before everyone leaves to explore parts unknown, we want to give you a few tips and reminders about taking care of your teeth while you’re away […]

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Too Few Or Too Many Adult Teeth?

With regular dental appointments, Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs, MO can catch cases of hypodontia and hyperdontia early on and make a plan for how to address it. Keep up with your daily dental hygiene routine, keep scheduling those regular appointments, and give us a call if you have any questions about these rare conditions!

DEPENDING ON HOW MANY wisdom teeth come in and whether or not they have to be removed, most adults have 28-32 adult teeth. There are a few outliers in either direction, however. Some people have fewer teeth than they should (called hypodontia or congenitally missing teeth), while others have one or more extra (called hyperdontia or […]

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Preparing Your Smile For The Big Day

YOU’VE DREAMED OF THIS day your whole life. You have the ring and the fiancé, the planning is going well, and you’re down to the last few details. Bridal showers are coming up, and then the wedding itself. You realize there’s something you need to do before you have hundreds of pictures taken of you: […]

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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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Our Favorite Quotes About Smiling

NEED A REASON TO smile today? Look no further than Foster Dental Care's new blog post, in which we’ve collected great quotes about smiling

WORKING IN THE DENTAL health business, one of our favorite things to see is our patients’ smiles. So today, the team at Foster Dental Care thought we’d celebrate those happy faces by sharing some of our favorite quotes about smiling! Smile For Yourself “Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get […]

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Fighting Back Against Oral Bacteria

It's time to stand up and fight! Fight against bacteria, that is. Check out the latest blog post from your dentist in Blue Springs, Foster Dental Care, to learn what you can do to win the battle against harmful oral bacteria!

A BATTLE IS CONSTANTLY raging inside your mouth for the fate of your teeth. The only one who can turn the tide and make sure your teeth win this battle is you. The Defenders And The Attackers Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. It’s like the castle walls, protecting the softer […]

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Give the Gift of Oral Health

This holiday season, you can give the gift of oral health, by purchasing a gift certificate from Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs #ShopLocal

NOT SURE WHAT TO ASK FOR this holiday season? Why not ask for a gift certificate to your favorite dental office, Foster Dental Care! Benefits of a Foster Dental Care gift certificate: You can use this at your leisure. A healthy smile is always in fashion. The gift certificate can be applied to everything at […]

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How A Nail Biting Habit Affects The Teeth

Blue Springs Dentist, Foster Dental Care examines how a nail biting habit affects your teeth

NAIL BITING IS A HABIT shared by between a quarter and a third of children and nearly half of teenagers. Compulsive behaviors don’t always have negative effects on a person’s physical health, but this one definitely does. In addition to leaving the nails torn and uneven and doing damage to the nail beds, nail biting can lead […]

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Smile For Your Health!

THERE ARE SO MANY things that can make us smile, from seeing an old friend to watching a good movie to randomly remembering a great joke we heard years ago. Well, Foster Dental Care’s about to give you another reason to smile: it’s good for your health! That’s right, smiling has actual health benefits, so prepare […]

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Welcome, Dr. Niki Shah!

JOIN US IN WELCOMING Dr. Niki Shah to Foster Dental Care! She is an amazing dentist and we are thrilled to have her on our team.  Dr. Shah joins us after completing a dental residency at UMKC. Her advanced education is a huge benefit to our patients. Not only will Dr. Shah make you feel […]

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