During the pandemic, we have been wearing masks over our mouths to prevent the virus’s spread. We have noticed several behaviors related to the face coverings that may lead to oral health problems. The term “meth mouth” is a name used by dentists to depict methamphetamine users. Users often have sugar-cravings, teeth grinding, and jaw… Read more about Beware of “Mask Mouth”
COVID-19 has brought many changes to our working and social lives. While we are out, we wear masks, hiding our smiles, but not at home in video chat rooms. Many apps, such as Google Hangouts and ZOOM are acquiring new members. Out of necessity, our lives have migrated online during the pandemic. People are spending… Read more about ZOOM and your Confidence
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We’ve been told that wearing a mask is a selfless act to protect others. But, now, it turns out that we are helping ourselves as well.According to research done by Dr. Monica Ghandi, if you wear a mask and are exposed to the virus, the viral load incident will be much less, making the disease… Read more about Does Wearing a Mask Protect You as Well as Others?
At Robert A. Foster, Jr. DMD PC, we are committed to making sure our team and dental family stays healthy. Therefore, we think that wearing a mask when you are not able to be socially distant is just the right thing to do. But, in order for the mask to do its job, it must… Read more about Wearing a Mask the Right Way
A child of a parent with chronic tooth decay is more likely to inherit the caries disease. This disease caused by germs spreads easily within family members and can last a lifetime. The explanation of how one kid can eat all sorts of sugary foods, never brush or floss, and still have no cavities may… Read more about Children Dental Caries Crisis
Nick Jonas, the teenage heart-throb, had a piece of spinach stuck in his teeth at the latest Grammy show performance. His fans couldn’t stop tweeting about it. Had he unleashed the string’s power, he wouldn’t have had all the negative comments about his less than impeccable appearance that evening. Even though you may not have… Read more about The Power of the String
The office is open. Should you make an appointment or stay away for a little while longer? Well, that answer is totally up to you. If you need an emergency dental procedure, what precautions can you expect at a CDC compliant dental office? What you should know about going to the dentist right now during… Read more about Ask the Experts: Is it Safe to See the Dentist?