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Kids and teens should wear a mouth guard during contact sports to prevent broken or lost teeth. A mouth guard can be fitted by a dentist. Or you can buy a customizable mouth guard at a drugstore. 

Bad Breath
Get to the bottom of bad breath. It could be the sign of a serious health condition.
Brushing/Flossing
Good oral hygiene benefits your oral health. Flossing and regular tooth brushing can greatly reduce bad breath and bleeding gums.
Diabetes and Oral Health
Healthy teeth and gums are an important part of managing your child's diabetes.
Adolescent Oral Health
Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in U.S. children. Learn what you can do to keep your child's smile healthy.
Medical Conditions and Oral Health
Learn what can affect your child's oral health, from medications to food allergies and secondhand smoke.
Mouth Tissue Problems
About 20 percent of the population is affected by painful mouth sores. Learn more about what you can do to ease the pain.
Nutrition and Oral Health
Your kids' eating habits can affect their oral health. Limiting snacks and sweet treats can help their mouths stay healthy.
Oral Cancer
Risk factors for oral cancer involve behaviors that can begin during adolescence. Not smoking will greatly decrease a person's risk.
Oral Habits
Avoid common dental problems with good daily oral hygiene. Regular dental check-ups and a healthy lifestyle will also help.
Oral Safety
It's common for kids to get minor injuries to the mouth and lips while playing or during sports activities. Learn which injuries you can treat at home and what to do during a dental emergency.
Orthodontics
There are options to help your child get that perfect smile. Braces, dental appliances, and space maintainers all help straighten those pearly whites.
Preventive Care
Toothaches and cavities can be painful. Preventive dentistry can keep your child free of teeth troubles.
The Dental Visit
Regular dental visits are important to protect those permanent adult teeth. Good oral care can help prevent problems down the road.
Tobacco and Oral Health
Tobacco use is bad for the mouth and gums. It also increases your risk for oral cancer.
Tooth Decay or Cavities
Adolescents and teens are not too old for dental sealants. The sealant acts as a barrier to prevent cavities.
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