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What small, easy steps can my teen take to have healthy teeth and gums?

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In brief: Healthy teeth

Don't let acidic foods or drinks stay in the mouth for prolonged periods of time.
Bacteria like acid and secrete acid. (ie; sport drinks, soda, lemon low ph drinks) brush floss & rinse frequently and see your dentist consistently on schedule.

In brief: Healthy teeth

Don't let acidic foods or drinks stay in the mouth for prolonged periods of time.
Bacteria like acid and secrete acid. (ie; sport drinks, soda, lemon low ph drinks) brush floss & rinse frequently and see your dentist consistently on schedule.
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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In brief: Brush.

And checkups every 6 months, at which problems can be addressed before they turn ugly.

In brief: Brush.

And checkups every 6 months, at which problems can be addressed before they turn ugly.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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