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Posted September 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

How to Throw a Healthy and Fun Birthday Party

Cake, ice cream and candy; All staples for a kid’s birthday party. However, the recommendation is for children ages 2-18 consume less than 25g or six teaspoons of sugar per day. An average slice of cake with frosting has a whopping 30g of sugar, put a scoop of ice cream on top and a party […]

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Posted September 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Vitamins and Minerals for a Healthy Smile

Most patients know which foods to avoid to keep a healthy smile, however, do you know what vitamins and minerals are good for your teeth? If you answered calcium, you are correct! But there are many more vitamins and minerals you need to keep your mouth and smile looking great. Let’s explore some lesser-known vitamins […]

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Posted August 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

How to Navigate the Teen Years Part One

The teenage years are an exciting and trying time for teens and parents alike. Teens are allowed more freedom and with that comes responsibilities. Parents look on and hope their teens take the lessons they have taught them and continue to make good decisions about their health. During the teen years, there are dental issues […]

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Posted July 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Dr. Michelle Kucera

How Oral Cancer Awareness Can Save Your Life

In the United States, someone dies every hour because of oral or oropharyngeal cancer (cancer of the mouth and upper throat). Nearly 52,000 people will be newly diagnosed this year, and of those 52,000 4 out of 10 won’t survive over five years. Dental professionals want patients to understand their risk for oral and oropharyngeal […]

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Posted July 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

How we Diagnose and Treat Sensitive Teeth

Why can eating ice cream or hot soup hurt your teeth? Tooth sensitivity is a real issue for many people and can be inconvenient and frustrating. The good news is there are treatment options available if you experience sensitivity. To understand how to prevent and treat sensitivity we first need to understand why tooth sensitivity […]

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Posted June 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

10 Dental Words You Need to Know

Have you ever been sitting in the dental chair only to hear your dentist or hygienist say a word you’ve never heard before? It’s common for any industry to have terminology specific to the field. But, as a patient, not knowing what your doctor is saying can be confusing. Here are some common (but strange […]

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Posted May 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Can People Really Have Soft Teeth?

In many fields of science there is folklore mixed with scientific facts. Stories and beliefs handed down from previous generations can permeate the way we still talk about and understand things. One of these myths is ‘having soft teeth’.  We hear it at least once a day: “I’m sorry doc, I just have soft teeth!” […]

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Posted May 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know about Veneers

Cosmetic dental procedures have come a long way in the past decade. With better imaging technology and on-site milling, patients are receiving better quality, better looking, cosmetic dentistry than ever before. Depending on your desired outcome, porcelain veneers may be a great way to enhance your smile. However, with the various options, it’s good to […]

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