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Helpful Tips for Healthy Smiles at Halloween

The month of October is about to end, and it's the time of year when everyone, especially kids are waiting for an exciting Halloween. At Halloween, everyone enjoys the candies, sweets, and snakes. Children get a lot of candies and have fun eating them. All these things can cause dental problems like toothache and tooth decay. But you don't need to worry any more Avalon Dental Center will give you some Helpful Tips for Healthy Smiles on Halloween.

Avoid Hard and sticky candies.

The best thing that you can do at Halloween for a Healthy Smile is to choose the sugar-free and less sticky candies. The sticky sweets can attach to the tooth surface, and it will lead to tooth pain and tooth decay. You can also eat chocolate in place of a ceramal candy and always try to brush your teeth after eating any sweet and sticky thing.

Avoid eating candies at short intervals.

The frequency of sugar intake affects more than eating a lot of candies at a single time. You can set time for eating sweets, and the best time is eating with a meal. You can ask your child to avoid snaking when they eat candies and sweets. Always rinse your teeth with water after earning the candies and sticky food.

Dental Flossing and Tooth Brushing

Dental floss helps to remove the food particles between your teeth that will remain present even after tooth brushing. Flossing after brushing recommended by our Dentists in Cambridge and Somerville MA. Regular tooth brushing is also necessary to prevent tooth decay and for Healthy Smiles at Halloween.

Eat a healthy diet.

If you are consuming too many sweets and your child is taking candies and snacks, it can be balanced, by reducing the sugar content in your normal diet. Avoid any added sugar in your tea, coffee, and drinks. Take fresh fruits and natural vegetables. It all will prevent tooth decay and keep you healthy.

Pre Halloween dental checkup.

A routine dental checkup is helpful to lower dental problems and tooth decay. But if you still did not visit your dentist, it's the best time you can give a dental visit to the Avalon Dental Center in Cambridge or Somerville. It will help to resolve any persistent dental problem that can create a fuss on Halloween.

By following all these small tips for a healthy smile, you and your family can enjoy Halloween with a brightening and healthy smile.

Book Your Dental Appointment for you and your kids online or call one of our dental offices in Cambridge, Somerville, and Assembly Square.


160 Cambridge Street,

Cambridge, MA 02141



120 Temple Street,

Somerville, MA 02145



5 Middlesex Avenue,

Somerville, MA 02145



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