Halloween Treats & Children's Teeth
It’s that time of year again! Halloween is just around the corner! Everyone deserves a sweet treat on occasion, so what would your pediatric dentist recommend? Chocolate! Studies have shown that eating dark chocolate may contribute to improved cardiovascular health. Packed with natural antioxidants, dark chocolate also contains theobromine, which has been shown to harden tooth enamel! In moderation and coupled with good oral hygiene (brushing 2-3 times daily and flossing at night) – dark chocolate is a sweet treat that most everyone can enjoy!
While chocolate may not be on the top of everyone’s list, there are several other dental friendly options out there! Sugar free gum, hard candy and mints that ...