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

Everything You Need to Know About Gum Disease

Did you know half of Americans have gum disease? Gum disease happens when bacteria gets trapped below the gum line and damages the soft tissue. In its most advanced stages the bacteria cause bone and tooth loss. If it’s been a while since you’ve been to the dentist, Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry’d love to examine […]

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Posted October 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Is Your Fitness Routine be Harming your Teeth?

Being healthy is important for many reasons. Research has connected many systemic issues to obesity: heart disease, stroke, arthritis, sleep disorders, diabetes, gout, cancer, and more. Recent studies have also linked obesity to gum disease! While your doctor or dentist would never discourage you from reaching your goal weight or BMI, there are a few […]

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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 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 March 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Guilt Free Advice for Great Pediatric Oral Health

Parenting is no joke. It is equal parts rewarding and exhausting. Moms and dads know how much effort it takes to keep kids healthy and happy. And, everyone from mommy-blogs to mothers in law have an opinion on where parents are falling short. Are they eating a balanced diet? Is their homework done? Do they […]

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

5 Reasons for Early Orthodontic Assessment

When most people think of braces, an image of a teenager with a mouthful of metal comes to mind. Most people who need orthodontics  get braces in their early to mid-teens, but Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry, Inc. would like to share several reasons why early orthodontic assessment and even treatment can be a good idea.  […]

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