How to Keep a Strong and Healthy Smile as a Teenager

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Maintaining a high self-esteem can be tough as a teenager, especially when you have an unattractive smile. However, there are things you can do to boost your self-esteem and achieve the stunning and healthy smile you deserve. Those things are:

Keep up on oral hygiene: Oral hygiene is vital for your oral health. So, please remember to brush your teeth twice a day, floss your smile once a day, and rinse your mouth daily. It’s also important to visit Dr. Trace M. Lund every six months for a routine cleaning and exam. All of these tasks can help you have the stunning and healthy smile you deserve.

Think about your wisdom teeth: Oftentimes wisdom teeth cause more harm than good. So, talk to your dentist about the status of your wisdom teeth. If they are causing trouble in your mouth, it’s time to consider removing them. This is a big step for teens who want a strong and successful oral health.

Consider orthodontic treatment: Having a misaligned smile can be hard on your self-esteem as well as your oral health. This is why it’s important to consider orthodontic treatment. If you align your teeth, you can have the beautiful and healthy smile you deserve.

Avoid tobacco products: Tobacco products can harm your smile and overall health more than you might realize, even though they might seem cool. They can increase your chances of having cancer and they can also severely damage and discolor your teeth. So, please avoid tobacco products at all costs.

Doing these things can help you and your smile. If you have any questions or if you’re interested in learning more about how to keep a strong and healthy smile as a teenager in Price, Utah, please call Price Pediatric Dental at 435-637-9590 at your earliest convenience. The sooner you call our office the sooner Dr. Trace M. Lund and our dental team will be happy to help you. We look forward to hearing from you!