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Posted December 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Does My Child Need a Dental Crown?

Baby teeth are important because they save space in the mouth for eventual adult teeth, in addition to helping kids learn to speak, bite, and chew properly. Baby teeth are temporary, but they do need to be functional for quite some time. First teeth appear around six months, while the last baby molars don’t fall […]

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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 October 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Lidocaine is Not for Kids

Oral viscous lidocaine is to treat pain relief from mouth irritation in adults as a result of chemotherapy and other medical procedures. In 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to caregivers that this type of lidocaine should not be used to treat teething pain in infants and young kids, warning […]

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Posted October 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

A Dental First Aid Kit for Kids

Most homes have a standard first-aid kit—and with the demanding schedules of the average American family today, it’s smart to keep one in your vehicle, too. Whether at home or away from home, active kids like to run, play, climb, and jump off things—and sometimes emergency dental injuries follow. Dr. Michelle Kucera thinks it’s a […]

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Posted September 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Keys to Successful Dental Visits for Kids

There are very few people in the world who would choose going to the dentist as their favorite thing to do, and kids are no exception. Here are a few tips to help ensure a more successful dental visit for your child: Encourage age-appropriate daily oral hygiene routines at home. The best checkups are the […]

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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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