Aesthetics and lifestyles for today’s adolescents

It is a critical age from various points of view: not least oral hygiene. Adolescents are no longer children who must be compelled to brush their teeth but parents must never tire of educating their children on dental hygiene and encouraging them to go to the dentist, to avoid the onset of pathologies requiring treatment. It is also the right time for any corrective actions on the occlusion and alignment of teeth.

Can oral piercing be a problem for teeth?

Despite its popularity, oral piercing can cause some complications that are important to know, such as infections, bleeding, nervous problems or even common inflammations. For the teeth and the mouth, one of the problems can be caused by the contact of the stud with teeth and gums, because it can damage them and cause minor breakages.

What is the best way to ensure a lovely smile and healthy teeth?

The first piece of advice is to continue cultivating the good oral habits from childhood, in particular brushing teeth after the main meals, even when outside the home, and using dental floss top remove plaque. In addition, it is good to keep healthy habits and lifestyles, such as not smoking. Lastly, go to your dentist a couple of times a year, intercept micro-caries and work on prevention.

How often should I go to the dentist?

You should have a check-up at least once a year, better every six months. Going to the dentist, however, still frightens many people. especially when adolescents: the fear of pain, or that of the needle of the syringe filled with anaesthetic. A regular and scheduled appointment, even in the absence of symptoms or inflammation, avoids, for example, the caries damaging the living part of the tooth, causing irreparable damage and at the same time the patient becomes used to being in the dental chair, helping to overcome fear of the dentist.