MANY PARENTS mention how difficult it can be to get their teenagers to practice good oral hygiene. The teenage years are rife with junk food, soda consumption, and in some cases, an indifference to daily brushing and flossing.
Although it may be challenging, motivating teens toward better oral health care is extremely important. For the teenagers of this generation, a parent’s best bet of making oral hygiene more fun may be technology!
Oral Health Tech Can Pique Your Teen’s Interest
Motivate your teenagers to engage in good oral hygiene by showing them these gadgets for their morning and nightly routine!
Start Good Habits When They’re Young
Dental decay is the most common chronic disease in young people between the ages of five and 17, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Good oral health habits should be taught early so that when your children do become teenagers, they have already established an oral hygiene routine and have a sound understanding of why it is important.
After all, if they keep up good dental habits, they could end up like this hip grandma who still has all of her teeth!
Partners In Promoting Oral Health
As your trusted dental professionals, we are your partners in promoting the oral health of your whole family. We’re here to help motivate children and teenagers toward better oral care so that your family can remain happy and healthy!
Thank you for reading our blog and for trusting us with your family’s dental care!
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