October is here, which means that many of us are enjoying fall fun such as football games, pumpkin picking, and preparing for Halloween. Halloween is a favorite for many because of all the spooky decorations, costumes, and movies. While we aren’t all easily scared by movies or costumes, we are frightened of the effect extra candy and added sugar consumed during this time of year can have on your oral health. The results of added sugar on teeth can be dangerous to adults and children, so everyone in your family is at risk. We have created some simple tips to help ensure you don’t have any oral frights this Halloween season. Read on to learn more.
Fact! It is possible to avoid candy this Halloween. October is the month for pumpkins, ghouls, and ghosts. It is also a time for sugary sweets that promote tooth decay and cavities. Does that scare you more than the ghosts and goblins? If so, read on to find some interesting alternatives to having the children in your life consume all of their candy this year.