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The life of a teen can often be difficult, but seeing as how it is one of the most important phases of your life for your oral health care, it is a point to make sure you are practicing discretion with all your lifestyle habits to ensure your smile can continue to thrive for the rest of your life.

Being a teen can be one of the scariest times in your life as all sorts of changes are occurring. Not only are the risks of peer pressure beginning to arise in your life, but your teeth are changing in numerous ways too. Furthermore, the last of your wisdom teeth are growing in. However, it is important to practice safe and effective oral health care procedures including avoiding the risks in contact sports by wearing appropriate safety equipment and exercising caution with mouth jewelry or bad habits such as smoking or chewing tobacco. In addition, if any damage begins to arise rise with your wisdom teeth, visit your dentist for an oral exam and a tooth restoration.

If you would like to consult with a dentist in Kenai, Alaska, you are welcome to contact Dr. Glen Lockwood and our team about teenage dentistry. To schedule an appointment at our dentist office of Kenai Dental Clinic, call 907-283-4875.