Your gums may become more sensitive or feel swollen and tender.
It's especially important to brush, floss, and see your dentist on a regular basis.
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During puberty, your body will change and continue to grow -- and sometimes the growth happens quickly. But just like everything else in puberty, you might grow faster or slower than this.
Chances are, you'll get your period around the same age your mother or older sister did. If you're otherwise developing normally, don't worry if you're not on the same schedule as your friends. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
Regular care prevents bad breath, gum disease, and other mouth problems. It's up to you and your parents to decide when you're ready.
You don't have to start dating just because your friends are.
You may have noticed hair growing in places you never had it before -- like under your arms, on your legs, and around your pubic area.
It usually starts out light and fine, and gets thicker and darker.
That's totally normal -- most of us don't like something about our looks. So don't worry if you don't look exactly like the models you see in fashion magazines.