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TEENS SHOULD BE SMART MOUTHS

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

SmartMouthYou want your smile to be something people notice. So shouldn’t you keep it healthy? Cavities don’t stop when you grow up – they’re something that need to be prevented actively your whole life. Always brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once.

What are the basic requirements?

  • • Brush well with a fluoride toothpaste for two minutes
  • • Put down the cola and candy. Sugary or starchy snacks can cause decay.
  • • Wear a mouthguard when you play rough sports
  • • Don’t smoke. Ever. And remember, second hand smoke can be dangerous to your overall health.
  • • Have regular dental checkups to keep your smile bright and healthy.

Teens go through a lot of changes – but good oral health shouldn’t be left behind.

Source: http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/Teens/