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Dental Health

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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Posted December 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Does Your Child Have Painful Sores in Their Mouth? This Virus Could be the Cause

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Open mouth, insert foot” to describe a moment in which someone’s said something they wish they hadn’t, but have you heard of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?  Despite it being a relatively common virus, it’s one that makes a lot of parents furrow their brow in confusion. Maybe the awareness […]

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Posted November 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Ages & Stages: Kids & Oral Hygiene

Very few opinions are universally shared, but we’re willing to bet on one: the best dental checkups are the ones where Dr. Michelle Kucera says the beautiful words: “No cavities!” At-home oral hygiene routines are the most effective tool people of any age have to keep their teeth healthy, but when it comes to pediatric […]

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Posted August 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Can My Child’s Asthma Affect Their Dental Health?

Did you know more than 26 million Americans have asthma, and it’s the leading chronic disease in children? As dental health professionals that understand how deeply your oral and overall health rely on one another and want both to be optimal for your child, we feel it’s important to talk about how asthma might affect […]

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Posted July 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Kids, Candy & Dental Health

Holidays like Halloween, Christmas, and Easter bring extra candy and homemade goodies along with them. Sadly, the bacteria in your child’s mouth are always ready to start producing the acid that contributes to cavities—but candy still can be enjoyed in moderation! Lincoln and Grass Valley, CA dentist, Dr. Michelle Kucera has the skinny on some […]

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