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!
What parents do with their children’s baby teeth varies from family to family. Some save them, some throw them away, some make a craft project or a keepsake from them. Recent research is even exploring the possibility of having parents store their children’s baby teeth to preserve mesenchymal stem cell content in the event the […]Continue Reading »
‘Find a wild boar. Ask it to hold still while you pluck the wiry hairs from its’ neck. Then attach them to a stick and rub your teeth vigorously for 30 seconds.’ Of course there was no instruction manual for making a toothbrush in 15th Century China. The Chinese used boar’s bristles attached to a bone or […]Continue Reading »
In our home town, we celebrate the Holidays with many traditions. Some cultural, some based in religion, most celebrating the love of family and home. Holiday celebrations in history and winter solstice have been tied together for centuries. Many of us dream of a roaring fire, the intoxicating scent of pine and cookies in the […]Continue Reading »