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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 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 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 April 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Should I be Concerned about My Bad Breath?

Bad breath happens to the best of us. Even if you brush and floss exactly how your dentist tells you to, a garlicky meal or acid reflux can make your breath less than kissable. So, what do you do? How do you know when it’s just a job for some mouthwash and gum, or if […]

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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 January 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Healthy Teeth for the Holidays

When holiday lights and cute reindeer adorn the streets and shop windows, it seems sugary treats are available around every corner. With sweet goodies everywhere you look, what can you do to keep your teeth healthy? Here are some tips from Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry, Inc. on how to make the most of the holiday […]

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