Because the last of your adult teeth grow in a while as a teen, these could be some of the most important years of your oral health life. A single ailment that occurs now could potentially leave you with damaged teeth that could linger on for decades. Fortunately, numerous restorations and treatments exist to help reverse any ailments that may occur during your teen years.
When you are a teen, numerous dental damage risk factors can arise. Avoid wearing mouth jewelry as they can lead to infections, oral inflammation, chipped or cracked teeth, and potential nerve damage. In addition, make sure to avoid unhealthy habits and peer pressure risks such as smoking chewing tobacco or using drugs. It can lead to severe oral ailments such as tooth loss and cancer. Finally, exercise caution when playing sports as the damage is high. Always make sure you’re wearing the appropriate safety gear, such as mouth guards and face masks.
No matter which teenage dentistry treatments you select, the real importance is the oral health benefits it can give. If you would like Dr. Geza Locsey and our team at Geza Locsey DDS to bring you in for a comprehensive exam to determine which treatment is right for you, please schedule an appointment at our dentist office in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, by calling us at 614-866-1234.