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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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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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Posted July 15, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Can Children Get Receding Gums?

Receding gums (also known as gingival recession in the field of dentistry) are not uncommon in adults ages 40 and older, but children can also experience this progressive loss of gum tissue as young as age 7.  Left untreated, gum recession can expose tooth roots and lead to pain and sensitivity. While causes of gum […]

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Posted June 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Questions to Ask Before Special Needs Kids See the Dentist

All children are unique individuals with personal preferences, but sometimes special needs kids have a higher level of anxiety in new situations like visiting the dentist. Dentists like Dr. Michelle Kucera realize treating special needs kids requires patience and understanding, and while most dentists who treat children are capable of accommodating a variety of special […]

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Posted June 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Why Kids Get Yellow Teeth

Most adults spend a lot of time, effort and sometimes money to keep their teeth as white as possible. White teeth are considered one of the most important aspects of physical attractiveness in modern culture. If you notice your child’s teeth looking yellow, you may have some cause for concern—but there are plenty of possible […]

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

Help Your Little Superhero Fight Bad Breath Bugs

Bad breath stinks, doesn’t it? Pardon the silly pun, but we think some icebreakers (get it, like the mint?) can make it easier to jump into what might be less than comfortable subjects. How do we know it isn’t a comfortable subject? Well, the fear of bad breath is so common, there’s even a name […]

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

Can Dentists Detect Eating Disorders in Children & Teens?

At Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry, we want our dental family to feel safe and comfortable in our practice, and for each experience in our care to be positive. We also want our patients and their families to be informed, which sometimes means discussing heavy topics—today’s heavy topic is eating disorders. Wondering why a dentist would […]

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