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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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Posted January 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Pediatric Oral Health FAQ

The Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry, Inc. team knows parenting is equal parts rewarding and exhausting—most of us have kids ourselves, so we know how much effort it takes to keep kids healthy and happy—and everyone from mommy blogs to mothers-in-law has opinions on where parents are falling short. Are the kids eating a balanced diet? […]

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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 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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