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If you want your teen to have a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to help them care for their teeth and smile regularly. In order to help them, you need to know all about teen dental health. So, to find out what you know about teen dental health in Hawthorne, New Jersey, our dentist, Dr. Adam Rauzman, encourages you to take the following test.

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

2. True or False: Your teen should visit our office for a checkup every six months.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Your teen should use a hard-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste to clean their smile.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: Your teen should not worry about orthodontic treatment until their adult years.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: Eating disorders do not affect the smile.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. A
2. A
3. B (They should use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste)
4. B (They should get an orthodontic consultation in their teen years because the jaw is still growing, which makes orthodontic treatment easier)
5. B (Eating disorders severely affect the smile)

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about teen dental health, please reach out to our dental team at Adam Rauzman, DDS. All you need to do is dial 973-427-4201 and we will be more than happy to help you in any way we can. We look forward to hearing from you!