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Posted September 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Halloween means class parties, trick or treating, and an all-around day full of sugar. While it’s perfectly fine to have fun and enjoy some sweet treats, don’t limit your party snacks to bowls of candy. There are plenty of healthy and fun ways to celebrate that are better for your kids’ teeth and their health.  […]

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Posted September 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Sports Drinks & Energy Drinks: Proceed with Caution

Dr. Michelle Kucera at Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry wants to make sure our patients know all about healthy hydration. Most people already know that soda and juice aren’t great for teeth, but now the American Academy of Pediatrics is cautioning parents and caregivers that sports and energy drinks have similar negative effects. Sports drinks are intended […]

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Posted August 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Does Your Child Suffer from Bruxism?

Bruxism is the dental term for teeth grinding and jaw clenching, a habit that children and adults can develop and maintain, often without being conscious of it—until symptoms hit. Those symptoms can include: Worn, sensitive teeth Headaches Earaches Facial and jaw pain Tinnitus If your child is experiencing any of these symptoms, or you have […]

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Posted August 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Should I Let My Teen Whiten Their Teeth?

Do you remember feeling like standards of beauty were unattainable when you were a teenager? Heck, many of feel this way as adults! It makes sense that teenagers might be concerned with the appearance of their smile and pine for bright white smiles the same way adults do, because they’re often exposed to the same […]

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Posted July 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Is it Time to Toss that Toothbrush?

When you find a toothbrush that’s just right for you, it can be easy to get attached. After all, you use your toothbrush morning and night (ideally) to prevent plaque and bacteria from hardening and becoming tartar—that’s what we like to call quality time! When your toothbrush does so much good, you want to return […]

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Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Life Hacks: One Simple Way to Protect Your Child’s Smile

Did you know that sports-related injuries are the leading cause of emergency room visits for children and teenagers between the ages of 12-17? For children between the ages of 5-14, recreational activities (e.g., riding a bike) account for an estimated 3.2 million emergency room visits. With statistics like these, it’s no wonder parents want to […]

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Posted April 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Down Syndrome & Dental Issues

Today, Dr. Michelle Kucera of Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry would like to discuss the unique dental characteristics of those with Down Syndrome. First teeth may arrive later. Children who have Down syndrome can get their first teeth anywhere from 12 to 24 months of age; they may not have a complete set of baby teeth […]

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Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Special Needs Dentistry: Everyone Deserves a Healthy Smile!

The Americans with Disabilities Act defines disability as a “physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.” (Specific examples of major life activities addressed by the ADA include functions such as caring for one’s self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing and learning.) Disabilities may be congenital (present […]

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Posted April 27, 2018 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Michelle Kucera

Sleep Apnea in Children

You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night – sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is most commonly found in adults, but can also, in rare cases affect children. […]

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