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Halloween Candy Dos and Don’ts for Oral Health

It’s almost that time! Spooky streets, chilling costumes and lots and lots of candy! Halloween may very well be the favorite holiday of many children for just that reason. But while children enjoy goblins, ghosts and goodies, parents are standing back calculating just how many cavities and dentist visits are in their near future. To make the most of Halloween festivities while also making good dental health choices follow these tips about treats and tricks for keeping teeth clean.

Should My Child Eat Halloween Candy?

The short answer is yes, however, carefully choosing the candies your child eats can make a big impact on their teeth. Follow these dos and don’ts when it comes to choosing which candy is best for your child to eat.

Dentist Approved Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats to Avoid

Should My Home Pass Out Candy to Trick-or-Treaters?

Passing out candy to droves of dressed up children is a Halloween tradition. Just because you are watching out for the dental health of your children and those in your neighborhood doesn’t mean you have to stop handing out treats to the kids who come to your door. Check out these tips to have a happy (and healthier) Halloween handout.

Hand Out Dentist Approved Halloween Treats

This Halloween, Don’t:

A Happy Halloween Starts with Good Oral Health

Making choices to protect the health of you and your family is your number one priority. Remember that Halloween treat binges should still be followed by brushing teeth and flossing before going to bed. Make sure your child drinks plenty of water to stay hydrated and help wash excess sugars and bacteria from their mouth.

When it comes to dental health let Dentists of Whittier work to protect all your most-loved smiles. Call us today at (562) 414-5025 to set up an appointment for you or your favorite trick-or-treater.


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