Trick or treat! Halloween is approaching us! How will you be celebrating? A tummy full of candy or a mouth full of cavities? When eating candy, bacteria in your mouth mixes with candy to procure a acid that produces cavities. Don’t worry, we won’t ruin all the fun! Rancho Dental is here to help you know what candy can damage your oral health the least and the most to have a cavity free halloween.
Lets start with the most popular Halloween candy. Chocolate is actually going to be the best candy for your health. This is because it washes off your teeth better than other candy.
Be careful of sticky candy since this candy will stick to your teeth and the bacteria on your teeth.
Since hard candy takes longer to eat, the sugar stays in the saliva longer and cause cavities faster.
Since these candy are coated in sugar, it can be very acidic and can do the most damage to your teeth.
Remember to have fun though! We found an experts advice on a 12 step to have a cavity free Halloween. Halloween is a time for candy though so if you go on a sugar high and end up with a cavity. Rancho Dental offers services to fill the cavity at an affordable price. Book your appointment today!