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The more you know about teen dental health, the better, especially because it can help you help your teen properly and effectively clean and care for their smile. This can lead to the top-notch oral health your teen deserves. So, our dentist, Dr. Robert Rebert, encourages you to test your teen dental health knowledge today and maybe even learn something new. You can do so by taking the following teen dental health quiz:

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

2. True or False: Your teen should attend their regular dental checkups every three months.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Your teen should use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste to brush regularly.
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. B (They should brush twice a day and floss once a day)
2. B (They should attend their checkups every six months)
3. A
4. A
5. A

To learn more about teen dental health in Metairie, Louisiana, please contact Robert Rebert, Jr., DDS when you have the chance. Our dental team will be happy to give you the answers and information you’re looking for, so please don’t hesitate to dial 504-885-7510 now. We look forward to helping you!