Did you know... 59% of adolescents 12 to 19 have had cavities in their permanent teeth? Don’t be a statistic! • • • • • •
Always brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste for two minutes Floss between your teeth daily Avoid sugary and starchy drinks or snacks (i.e. energy drinks!) Wear a mouthguard when playing sports Don’t smoke! Don’t pierce your lips or any part of your mouth
Following these tips and seeing your dentist regularly will help you have a healthy smile for life. Contact the Dental department at 243-8808 today to schedule a yearly exam.