7 troublesome ways teens destroy their teeth

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    When looking back on your teenage years, you might think of your physical appearance - as in acne, braces, and sweating. But have you ever thought of cavities or tooth decay?

    There are plenty of seemingly harmless or discreet activities teens do that affect their oral health and may lead to infections, painful toothaches or even life-threatening complications.

    Since February is National Children's Dental Health Month, keep clicking as Dr. Doyle Williams, associate professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and chief dental officer at DentaQuest, explains 7 ways teens are destroying their teeth...


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