At Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry, Dr. Kucera and the team are committed to sharing our dental and health-related knowledge. We want to keep parents informed and arm them with tools to help their families live healthy, happy lives. Our bi-monthly blog features articles about different oral health topics that affect growing kids, from what to pack in a healthy lunch to the links between gum disease and different health conditions. We hope the topics we choose help you make better all-around health decisions for your kids and to ask questions. Feel free to share, comment, and join the conversation!
Kare Crisis Nursery – an asset to our community. Look, here’s the reality of life – sometimes it’s hard. Sometimes, no matter how hard you hide the candy, your kids find it. Sometimes, no matter how often you brush, you still get a cavity. Sometimes, no matter how long you sit in front of the […]Continue Reading »
How safe is general anesthesia in dental procedures for children? When three-year-old Finley Boyle’s parents took her to the dentist last December, they expected to be returning home with her later that day – a bit tired and in some discomfort perhaps, but alive and well. According to court documents, Finley was undergoing four root […]Continue Reading »
How Will the Affordable Care Act effect my child’s dental coverage? Dental benefits for kids under the Affordable Care Act explained. Parents understandably have questions about the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and their children’s oral health. We are often asked ‘Will my child have coverage for her dental needs?’ Under the Federal […]Continue Reading »
How safe is your visit to the dentist? In light of the recent Tulsa, Oklahoma case of Dr. W. Scott Harrington, who is accused of potentially exposing over 7,000 patients to Hepatitis and HIV, many are left wondering ’Is it safe to visit the dentist?’ According to Tulsa World, Dr. Harrington, an oral surgeon and […]Continue Reading »
Is the Spinbrush dangerous for your kids? Use caution with the Spinbrush ®! As parents, we want our children to develop good dental hygiene. Part of this task is to make brushing a habit. The Spinbrush® is a tool many parents have used to make brushing more fun and help kids do a more thorough […]Continue Reading »