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Whiten & Brighten Your Smile!

Do you whiten your teeth? What kind of whitening do you use? Over the counter products or something directly from your dentist? At Foster Dental Care, we have tested and researched almost every kind and type of whitening product available. … Continue reading

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Video: How to HydroFloss

One of the awesome hygienists at Foster Dental Care, Pamela, demonstrates proper technique for using your HydroFloss in the video below. You can purchase your HydroFloss at your next visit to Foster Dental Care! Reserve yours today by calling 816-228-6988.

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How to… Care for your Mouthguard

You have done the first step in selecting your mouthguard. You read about the different types of mouthguards and the benefits of wearing one. Now it is time to learn how to care for your new mouthguard. Do: Rinse your … Continue reading

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Dry Socket FAQ

As you prepare to get that pesky tooth pulled you have probably been warned by friends that the tooth extraction is not the bad part. It is the dry socket to fear. You might wonder, dry socket?! What is that? … Continue reading

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What’s That Smell?!

Bad Breath. It happens to all of us at one point or another. You always hope it never happens to you by taking every step possible to prevent such an occurance. Luckily for you, there is a way to check … Continue reading

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Toothbrush 411

A toothbrush is an important tool in your oral care as it helps remove plaque from your teeth. Do you know the dos and don’ts when it comes to your toothbrush? Not to worry! For those who need a refresher, … Continue reading

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Dental Emergency 101

Do you know what to do for the following dental scenarios? • Broken Tooth • Knocked Out Tooth • Toothache • Canker Sore • Object stuck between teeth Luckily for you, the awesome dental team at Foster Dental Care does! … Continue reading

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Flossing 411

We all know that flossing is important. But, do you know why flossing is a key part of keeping your smile clean and healthy? Flossing Facts: • The ADA: American Dental Association® recommends that you floss at least once a … Continue reading

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How To…Pull a Loose Baby Tooth

From the pride of showing off your loose baby tooth to friends, teachers, parents…basically anyone who will watch you wiggle your tooth… to dreaming of what you will do with the big money you get from the tooth fairy, losing … Continue reading

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LOVE your smile

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! The holiday is all about love, and it’s important to make sure your teeth are getting some love, too. Here are some tips from the hygienists at Foster Dental Care on how you … Continue reading

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