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Can You Save a Knocked Out Tooth?


A knocked-out tooth is not something to take lightly. If you do not preserve this tooth in the proper manner, your dentist will find it is difficult or even impossible to place it back in your mouth. Also, it is […] Continue Reading


When Is a Sports Mouth Guard Recommended?


When Is a Sports Mouth Guard Recommended? This page explains the different situations in which it is prudent to wear a sports mouth guard. mouth guards are laminate or soft plastic devices placed in the mouth to protect the teeth, […] Continue Reading


Get A Cavity Treatment for Kids from The Smile Center-Don Foster, DDS


We offer a cavity treatment for kids that will restore your child’s tooth, even after decay begins to occur. Cavities happen so frequently that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, has labeled them a serious infectious disease. Cavities […] Continue Reading


Are You A Candidate for Wearing Clear Aligners?


We get a lot of questions about clear aligners from patients who want to straighten their teeth but are not sure about the best option. With clear aligners, a lot of people are still adjusting to the idea of straightening […] Continue Reading


How to Determine If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist


As an emergency dentist, The Smile Center-Don Foster, DDS regularly gets calls from patients wondering if they should head to our office or if a problem can wait for a few days. Understandably, most people have busy schedules and it […] Continue Reading


Visit Our Dental Office for Tips for Healthier Teeth


Patients often want to know how they can take better care of their teeth. Along with treating and cleaning a patient’s teeth, we will also use this time to educate the patient on proper at-home care techniques. The bottom line […] Continue Reading


How Can I Fix My Bad Teeth?


In a culture that puts a lot of value on bright and perfect smiles, having bad teeth can be a source of embarrassment. Issues such as misalignment, discoloration, crooked teeth, misshapen teeth, and dental stains can affect your social life […] Continue Reading


When Are Caps For Teeth Recommended?


If the statement ‘say cheese’ makes you afraid of revealing your broken or cracked choppers, then caps for teeth are an ideal solution for you. A dental cap/crown is a tooth covering that is placed on a shaved down tooth […] Continue Reading


What Happens If I Don’t Floss My Teeth?


If you do not floss your teeth, all sorts of problems will arise. Some of these problems will be limited to your mouth. Others will extend to other parts of your body. In fact, the failure to floss can lead […] Continue Reading


What Is a Cavity?


A cavity is the unfortunate result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is largely due to the foods and beverages one consumes as well as one’s oral health regimen. Exposure to fluoride in toothpaste and tap water along with genetics also […] Continue Reading