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Improving your oral health during your teen years includes improving lifestyle choices you make and habits you keep. Keeping a steady eye on oral health risks is essential for keeping your smile safe. Furthermore, don’t be afraid to back down from a situation if you do believe that it could damage your smile. To take a quiz on teenage dentistry risks, look below:

Question 1: What does teenage dentistry refer to?
A: oral health care procedures that are less than a few decades old
B: your oral health care during your teen years
C: immature oral health care procedures
D: none of the above

Question 2: Which of the following are benefits of enhancing your oral health care as a teen?
A: your teeth will grow in at a slower rate
B: to keep your smile safe from outside risks that may begin to spring up
C: missing teeth will grow back much faster
D: your molars will become indestructible

Question 3: Which of the following is a risk factor of teenage dentistry?
A: oral accidents and injuries due to contact sports
B: crossbites and malocclusions linked to wisdom tooth eruption
C: dental damage due to bad habits such as smoking or using drugs
D: all of the above

Question 4: Which of the following are treatments for improving your smile as a teen?
A: effective oral hygiene routines such as brushing and flossing
B: visiting your dentist for routine checkups and examinations
C: wearing safety equipment during periods of high risk
D: all of the above

Answer Key:
B, B, D, D

To upgrade your smile with treatments for your young smile, you are welcome to schedule a visit with our dentist in El Paso, Texas. If you would like Dr. Michael Mullen and our team to bring you in for an oral exam or professional cleaning, please call our dental office at 915-593-1900.