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If you know all about teen dental health, then you can help your teen have the strong and healthy teeth and gums they need to have a top-notch oral health. If you don’t know much about teen dental health, it can make your teen a victim to dental problems and dental pain. This is why our dentists, Dr. Frederick Stark and Brad Norden, encourages you to know all about teen dental health in Derby, Kansas. To find out what you know (and maybe even learn something new), they recommends taking the following teen dental health quiz:

1. True or False: Your teen should brush twice a day and floss once a day.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: Your teen should visit our office for a checkup every six months.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Your teen should use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste when cleaning the smile.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: Your teen’s jaw is still growing in the teen years, which is why they should receive an orthodontic consultation if necessary. The change in the jaw makes orthodontic treatment easier.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: You can tell your teen has an eating disorder by the health of their teeth.
A. True
B. False
________________________

ANSWERS

1. A
2. A
3. A
4. A
5. A

For more information and details about teen dental health, please contact Derby Family Dentistry at 316-788-4000. Our dental team is here to help you in any way we can, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office!