TITLE

The seven tenets to teen oral health

AUTHOR(S)
SILK, HUGH; ROMANO-CLARKE, GIUSY
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Contemporary Pediatrics;Jun2009, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses major oral health topics suggested for teenagers. It states that good oral hygiene is important for oral disease prevention and should start from infancy. The importance of healthy diet in oral disease prevention and weight control is emphasized. Also included are the importance of regular dental visits, the recommendation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Dental Association to have systemic fluoride, the complications of oral piercing, and the health effects of tobacco, alcohol, and drug use.
ACCESSION #
41688377

 

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