Healthy Mouth Healthy Body

Teens and Teeth

Teens are very particular about their smile and about how people perceive them. Most teens are in the process of finding their identities and personalities and are confused about how they should go about keeping their appearance in good shape. A pleasing healthy smile is what teens look out for that can add to their personality.However, at the same time teens consume lot of sugary foods, soda and energy drinks that can lead to tooth decay and cavities.

Here are some simple and healthy tips for teens to keep their mouth healthy:

  • Floss daily
  • Brush twice a day
  • Avoid sugary and starchy in-between meal foods
  • Avoid smoking
  • Avoid lip piercings
  • Visit your dentist regularly