Teenagers can be tough on their teeth. Their lives are busy with school, jobs, sports, clubs, social activities, and don’t always give the time or thought needed to properly maintain oral health. Not all teens have this problem, of course, but we’ve seen enough come through that it’s becoming a concerning trend.
We’ve all been at the grocery store or CVS, staring at the toothpaste until we see the one we like. After grabbing it, we notice a large display to either side selling what appears to be hundreds of gallons of mouthwash. Some of us grab it on instinct and use it regularly, and others pass it by without a second thought. Think about it though, why is this clearly popular product something that so many are willing to walk by? Are the benefits as effective as the colorful labels would lead you to believe? The answer like all things, might not be exactly what you expect!
When you were a baby the last thing on your mind was having good oral hygiene. Between crying, pooping, and hair pulling you didn’t have the time to keep up with your oral hygiene! Did you know a majority of parents understand that oral habits are responsible for their child’s oral health, yet nearly 90% of parents say that their children’s oral health isn’t as good as it could be! This is a disconnect that needs to be addressed, and can be fixed very easily! We’ve got some great tips for you, so read on!
In a world of flavored toothpaste, mouthwash, gum, and breath mints it seems like the world is trying to get at something. If we had to guess, that something would be “Bad breath stinks!” Unfortunately, all of the aforementioned solutions to bad breath target symptoms, not causes. Let’s take a look at what causes bad breath, and how we might stop them!
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