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What Is The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth?

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Holidays |

What’s The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth? Is there a best Halloween candy for teeth? Basically the worst types of Halloween candy for your teeth are those which are hard, sticky, sweet & sour. That narrows it down doesn’t it? Some of us love the chocolate, others prefer the gummies, but is there a consensus as to what Halloween candies are worst for our teeth? Among dentists there is, especially for those of us with...

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3 Ways To Avoid The Cavity Creeps During The Holidays

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Holidays |

Don’t Neglect Your Smile During the Holidays How hectic is your Holiday schedule? The Holidays are a busy time of year, the malls are more crowded and the streets are jam-packed with traffic. For a lot of us, finding time to fit everything in becomes quite the challenge. With all the shopping, eating, drinking, caroling, kvetching & conversing, it’s actually pretty easy to forget about your dental health. While you may feel...

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The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Holidays |

The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth You know who loves Halloween more than the trick-or-treating tykes tromping around your neighborhood? The cavity creeps! When our kids eat sticky, chewy, sugar-laden candies – and don’t take a break to rinse with some water – it serves up a feast for the cavity creeps. Don’t just take our word for it, according to the ADA, when the bacteria eat the sugar and leftover food in your...

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Keep Your Kid’s Teeth Healthy This Halloween

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Manhattan Dental Health |

Halloween is coming this Friday, kids all over NYC are scrambling to decide what costume they’re going with while parents are busy perfecting their decorations & arranging their best of the block candy selection. Although this is usually a day of sugary sweet candy overload, there are some ways parents & kids can help stop the cavity creeps in their tracks while still enjoying the occasion. Deliciously decadent chocolate and candy...

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6 Healthy Foods That Can Be Bad For Our Teeth

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Oral Health & Overall Health | 0 comments

We all know the obvious offenders that are all too inviting to the cavity creeps; sweets, sodas, & energy drinks…among others. But did you know some foods that are considered healthy can also be bad for our teeth? Healthy Foods That Can Be Bad For Teeth   1. Citrus Fruits Sure, vitamin C is good for us – and our smiles, but taking in too much citrus fruit can have detrimental effects on the health of our teeth and gums....

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