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Spring (Teeth) Cleaning & Whitening

If you’re like all of us at Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs, we are MORE than ready for the spring season. A new season is a great time to renew your commitment to self-care. That includes scheduling routine dental cleanings you may have been putting off. Routine dental cleanings do more than make you […]

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

Did you know that more than one-third of Americans are not happy with their smile? A study conducted by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) revealed this staggering statistic. When it came to job opportunities, 78% had the perception that adults with crooked teeth were unsuccessful, while 14% of those unhappy with their teeth believed […]

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Conquering Dental Anxiety

Your care and comfort are our top priorities. If you or someone in your family struggles with dental anxiety and it’s interfering with getting needed dental care, we’d love to schedule a time for you to come to our practice so that you can get used to the facility and get to know our team. We can answer any questions you may have. Call Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs, MO TODAY!

EVEN THOUGH WE know, logically, that going to the dentist is a safe, normal, and important part of staying healthy, many of us don’t find it particularly fun to lie flat on our backs while someone pokes around our teeth and gums. For some people, the very thought of visiting the dentist fills them with […]

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Sugar, Its Many Aliases, and Your Teeth

A great brushing and flossing regimen and regular dental cleanings are key to maintaining good oral health. If we haven’t seen you in more than six months, today’s a great day to schedule your next appointment! Can't wait to see you at Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs, MO!

WHAT COMES TO MIND when you hear the word “sugar”? Probably your favorite type of candy or dessert, maybe your favorite soda. You probably didn’t picture barbecue sauce, granola bars, flavored yogurt, or fruit juice, but all of these and plenty more foods you wouldn’t suspect are loaded with sugar. That isn’t great news for our […]

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Teeth-Friendly Halloween Treats

Sugar isn’t just tasty to us; the harmful bacteria in our mouths love it. If you want to make Halloween a little healthier for your teeth, here’s a handy breakdown of how different types of treats and candies rank in terms of promoting good dental health. xo - Foster Dental Care, your dentist in Blue Springs, MO

HALLOWEEN IS A TON OF fun every year, and it’s right around the corner! We love the costumes, the decorations, and the local events, but we’re a little wary of all that candy. Sugar isn’t just tasty to us; the harmful bacteria in our mouths love it. If you want to make Halloween a little healthier […]

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Halloween Candy Buy Back at Foster Dental Care

2019 Halloween Candy Buy Back at Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs. Treats for our troops and Cash for you!

DOOoOOOOOOoooOOOOO YOU HAVE EXTRA HALLOWEEN CANDY?!? Did your ghouls and goblins come home from trick or treating with more sweets than you know what to do with? Let Foster Dental Care help you out! Join us at the Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back where we will purchase your leftover Halloween treats! For each pound you […]

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Win My Wallet!

Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs is raffling off a wallet filled with $500 gift cards! Thank you Referring Loved Ones to Foster Dental Care!

THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER… and soon we’ll be spending quality time with family and decking the halls, too! What is a better way for us to celebrate all the AMAZING referrals you send to our office than by raffling off a wallet filled with gift cards (total amount $500)?!? Wallet Gift […]

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Dental Scaling And Root Planing: The Basics

The best treatment for gum disease is prevention, whether you’ve had it before or not. A good oral hygiene routine is critical, so make sure you’re brushing the inside, outside, and chewing surfaces of your teeth twice a day, flossing daily, replacing worn-out toothbrushes, and scheduling regular appointments with us at Foster Dental Care. Avoiding smoking will also help you keep your gums healthy.

ROUTINE PROFESSIONAL DENTAL cleanings by your dental hygienist include scaling or the careful removal of plaque and tartar from around the gumline. Tartar, in particular, can only be removed at a professional cleaning, as brushing and flossing alone can’t do the trick. However, if you have symptoms of gum disease, your teeth may need an […]

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Smile To Improve Your Day — And Your Health!

Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs, MO encourages all of our patients to find every reason you can to smile, and come see us twice a year so that we can help you keep your smile as healthy as it can be!

“IT TAKES MORE MUSCLES to frown than to smile,” the old cliché goes, so you should smile more to conserve energy. Well, it turns out the cliché is false. Smiling takes at least ten muscles, while as few as six are required for a frown. A better expression would be “smile to burn more calories,” but […]

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How Clean Is Your Tongue?

If you have questions about tongue cleaning or would like our recommendations on the best tools for the job, just give Foster Dental Care in Blue Springs a call!

“BRUSH YOUR TEETH for two full minutes twice a day and floss your teeth once a day.” You’ve probably lost count of how many times you’ve heard that, but how often have you heard that you should be cleaning your tongue every day too? The Difference A Clean Tongue Makes More bacteria like to live on […]

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