Why Does My Jaw Pop?

Jaw popping is caused by changes inside the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) space. This usually is due to a change in form or position of a cartilaginous disc that should normally move in harmony within your joint. When this movement becomes disrupted, it can cause sounds (clicking, popping, grinding), altered function (limited range, uneven opening) and/or … Continued

How Much Does Invisalign Cost?

Invisalign is an excellent way to conservatively and effectively enhance your smile. After a complete analysis of your needs and desires regarding your smile and bite, Dr. Foote can evaluate the type of treatment which is best suited for you. Depending on the amount of tooth movement and number of teeth being moved, Invisalign cost … Continued


MOMOM, or Missouri Mission of Mercy, is a two-day event of charitable dentistry. This event’s first appearance in Missouri was in Springfield in 2011 and has since been held in Cape Girardeau and St. Louis. The next one will be in Columbia on July 31st and August 1st, 2015, at Hearnes Center on the University … Continued


I’m pleased to report that I’ll be finishing an extensive continuing education continuum at the Kois Center (www.koiscenter.com) in Seattle later this month. The center is dedicated to science-based didactic and clinical education, including esthetic, implant and restorative dentistry and occlusion, with a continuous emphasis on a systematic approach to the most challenging cases. This … Continued