It’s almost Halloween, many children’s favorite holiday! This, of course, is because of the mountain of candy they receive after a night full of trick-or-treating. Before your child starts unwrapping all of their hard-earned treats, take a look at the kind of candy they collected. Some of those candies can cost your child some pretty serious oral health problems and should be avoided whenever possible. (more…)
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After Halloween, your son or daughter may be in need of a pediatric dentist in Maryland.
While your children should enjoy Halloween and the candy they receive, there also needs to be limits on how much they consume. Eating candy in excess will cause serious oral hygiene problems. Let’s take a look at how to avoid a huge dental bill after Halloween. (more…)
As many dentists will tell you, eating gummy candies while you have braces is a big no-no. However, going without candy for the duration of your braces wearing days will be a challenge. Instead of quitting the sweets cold turkey, just know which candies will be kind to your braces.
Sweet Treats You Can Enjoy With Braces-
- Chocolates (fudge, truffles, nuts)
- Hard candies/sucking candies (provided that you do not try and chew them)
- Ice Cream
Sweet Treats You Should Avoid With Braces-
- Chewing on hard candies
The sweets you can enjoy while you have braces is not contingent on the amount of sugar inside of it but rather the amount of pressure it will put on your teeth and braces which may cause the brackets to break. For a complete list of what treats you can and cannot enjoy, it is best to speak with your dental professional directly.
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