Studies show more 18-34 year olds are concerned with bad breath than older age groups1
Remind patients to brush twice a day and grab a piece of sugarfree gum after meals for that just brushed clean feeling
Pass the Stress Test
It's not all fun and parties! Eighty percent of college students say they have daily stress2
Serious stress is rough on our teeth, so remind patients to keep an eye on teeth grinding and clenching3
Stay Away From Decay
Cavities pop up on campuses more than people realize. Tooth decay is the most frequent chronic disease in adolescents4
Help wash away lingering food particles that may contribute to tooth decay with a piece of Orbit sugarfree gum5
Oral Care, US-May 2015, Lightspeed GMI/Mintel
College Student Facts, Anxiety and Depression Association of America
How to Keep Stress from Wrecking Your Mouth, WebMD
Dental Caries (Tooth Decay) in Adolescents (Age 12 to 19), National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Fu Y, Li X, Ma H, Yin W, Que K, Hu D, Dodds M and Tian M (2012) Assessment of chewing sugar-free gums for oral debris reduction: a randomized controlled crossover clinical trial. Am J Dent. 25: 118-22.
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