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Teen oral health

October 2, 2019.Individuals.#braces

With school, sports and social outings, it’s easy for teens to lose sight of their oral health. Maintaining good oral hygiene is important at every stage of life, including the teen years.  Use these tips to help your teen have a healthy smile into adulthood. Brush twice and floss once a day.  Following this oral health routine daily should be the norm.  Regular visits to the dentist are important, too, for a professional cleaning and a thorough oral examination. Eat and drink healthy. Teens should choose a variety of foods from the major food groups, drink mostly milk or water and limit sugary snacks. Teens tend to eat often so help them opt for healthy snacks like fruit, veggies or cheese. Soft drinks and sports drinks should also be limited because of their high sugar content, which can lead to tooth decay. Wear a mouthguard. Mouthguards should go hand in […]

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