During puberty, various bodily and emotional changes occur with the surge of hormones in your teenagers. This is a period which can be filled with anxieties. Besides taking care of the most obvious changes, pay attention to issues like self-esteem and peer pressure.
You may notice that your teenager is extremely self-conscious of their bodies, including their ‘bunny teeth’. Habits such as thumb-sucking, mouth breathing and poor tongue posture can result in dental problems, including misaligned teeth. Interceptive treatments like braces may be required in younger children to allow favourable eruption of their adult teeth.
Or perhaps he or she is plugged into their earphones for extended periods of time. Constant exposure of loud music and sounds may cause noise-induced hearing loss and ringing in the ears, a problem which is often underestimated till the damage is irreversible or severe.
Join us for an educational afternoon to learn more!
Dr Lynne Lim, Senior Consultant Surgeon for Ear Nose Throat Head & Neck Surgery will share about teen hearing loss, nose block and tonsils.
Dr May Ling Eide, dental surgeon with Postgraduate Training in Orthodontics will share about the relationship between dental development and airway structures/ problems.
Date: Saturday, 14 March 2015
Venue: Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, 3 Mount Elizabeth, Level 2 Conference Room
Time: 12:00pm to 2:30pm (Lunch will be served from 12:00pm onwards)
Complimentary consultation sessions will be available after the talk! Slots are on a first-come-first served basis. Sign up now! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +65 6733 7883 to register.