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Are Crooked Teeth Affecting Your Teen’s Self-Esteem?

If you're the parent of a teenager, you know that a teen's self-esteem can sometimes be a fragile thing. Low self-esteem can lead to a variety of problems that can affect your teen into adulthood. It's normal for teenagers to be very image-conscious, so it's often negative thoughts about their looks that can start to shake their self-esteem. For example, tooth problems, like crooked or misaligned teeth, that prevent your teen from having a confident smile can also have a negative impact on your teen's self-esteem. Read More 

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Every Dentist Needs Your Help Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

When I was a child and teenager, I always left the dentist's office with the great feeling of having no cavities. When I went away to college out-of-state, I had to switch to a new dentist in my area. It seemed like I was suddenly getting cavities and started wonder what my new dentist "was doing wrong". When I spoke to my mother about it, she reminded me that the reason I never had cavities when I was living it home was because she always made sure my siblings and I brushed and flossed daily and didn't eat too much sugar. I then realized that my late-night study sessions drinking sugary soda and my suddenly bad brushing habits were the true causes of my cavities. I have since learned a lot more about dental health I am eager to share with anyone who needs the advice!

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