This Halloween don’t let the cavity creeps get to yours or your child’s mouth this year! Sure, those little costumes and candy are cute and adorable, and don’t cost much. Unfortunately, what does cost a lot, is the damage that can be done to a child’s teeth if teeth aren’t properly cared for.
In case point, adults are guilty of sneaking candy out of bowls and bags too. Especially those irresistible bite sized candy bars. Furthermore, cavities caused from Halloween don’t stop at children. During the Halloween and holiday season, everyone needs to make sure that they are keeping that holiday smile healthy!
Read more of this blog on tips on taking care of yours and your child’s mouth this Halloween. First and foremost, we will list the worst candy for the teeth….
Halloween’s No Lister Treats
Sour Pucker Candy
*Dark Chocolate is better than Milk Chocolate
Tips on Keeping your Holiday Smile Healthy
Drink a lot of water
Keeping a lot of water on hand can help wash the sugar away from the teeth.
Regulate the consumption of candy that you and your child eat
Even one piece of candy can cause a cavity; however, keeping candy eating to a minimum is always healthier.
Brush your teeth often
Without ruining the Halloween fun, make sure that everyone enjoys their candy with a lot of extra brushing, flossing, and rinsing afterwards.
Visit your dentist for a checkup within a few weeks after Halloween
Keeping those teeth healthy is always important any time of the year, and getting regular dental checkups can help prevent future teeth problems.