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If you need any help with your oral health this Halloween, remember there are numerous techniques and methods you can use to increase your chance of oral health success. A lot of your attention should be centered around treats and sweets, as they are often some of the biggest oral health destroyers this time of year.

As an effort to limit the sugary sweets that you consume this holiday season, opt for healthier choices. In addition, for the sweets that you do consume, make sure they are not highly acidic, unreasonably hard, or too sticky and chewy, as all these forms can easily harm your teeth and gums.

Make sure you are eliminating all of your additional candies after the holiday so that you do not continue to snack on them for weeks on end. The longer that hazardous substances are in contact with your teeth, the greater your risk and rate for tooth decay. After Halloween has ended, dispose of all of the leftover candy. For additional aid, visit your dentist for a routine check-up and oral examination.

If you have any questions or concerns, or to set up an appointment with Dr. Jamine Rogers, please call us to at 256-314-0676, or stop by our office in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. From everyone at Shoals Smile by Design, we wish you a safe, fun, and happy Halloween!