Tips For Teen Dental Care

We often spend time helping you figure out what to do for your little ones when it comes to maintaining healthy smiles. When you visit your dentist, you receive suggestions for your adult smile. One thing that may be getting overlooked just the slightest? You may really need some extra help in the form of tips for teen dental care! Your teenagers aren’t exactly kids anymore but they’re certainly not adults yet. So, how to make sure you’re guiding them well? Let’s start with some essential recommendations.

Tip: Keep An Eye On Those Wisdom Teeth

First, your kids aren’t going to start developing wisdom teeth until they are in their late teens to early twenties. Remember to keep an eye out for this particular concern, especially if your older teens are in college and are taking themselves to some of their dental care appointments. If we detect problems with these teeth, it is always best to remove them before they lead to any damage or discomfort. We will be happy to refer you to a trusted oral surgeon!

Tip: See Us If You Need Backup

You may or may not find that you need a little backup in the form of expert advice from our team. Perhaps you would like help explaining to your teen why smoking is a bad idea in regard to oral health. Maybe you have been having discussions about the safety of tongue rings. Perhaps you’re faced with something as simple as a debate regarding what dental care at home should include. We will be happy to offer factual information to your teen regarding any aspect of smile care and protection!

Bring Teens In For Visits For Smile Protection!

Remember to schedule the same twice-a-year visits for your teens that you do for yourself and younger children, so their smiles may stay the course and remain healthy. Schedule a visit with your Dallas, TX children’s dentist, Dr. Marr at Pediatric Dental Care at Casa Linda by calling 214-321-4880. We proudly welcome patients from Dallas, TX, and all surrounding communities, including Casa Linda, Lakewood, Lake Highlands, Forest Hills, East Dallas, Mesquite, Garland, Richardson, and more.

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