ZERO TO HAPPY IN LESS THAN 18
We get it—teenagers want to grow up, but don’t necessarily want to be grown-ups. Going to the pediatric dentist can feel childish (no teen wants that), but the general dentist can be boring! After hearing that dilemma over and over, we decided that teen need their own space…with just the right amount of fun and “cool.”
Different from your little ones, these bigger ones brush their own teeth, make their own food choices, etc. And even their perfectly brushed mouths can potentially turn into a bacteria breeding zone.
Mouths change as their bodies do. We need to adapt dental care to adjust to this changing environment. Keeping things balanced in their mouth can be assisted through the use of different pastes, rinses, and probiotics.
We call braces “plaque traps” and have the equipment and hygiene professionals to go to battle against it. Teen patients who get orthodontic treatments with us receive the benefit of being able to schedule their cleanings in unison with their orthodontic appointments so we can keep a close eye on their hygiene.
remember when our kids listened to us and believed us when we said something was important? Since you are likely not living in that fairy tale with your teenagers, we need to help them understand the importance of taking care of their teeth by keeping them interesting, fun, and coo