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TEENS SHOULD BE SMART MOUTHS
You 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.