What Halloween Candy Can Mean for Your Teeth If You Wear Braces
October means pumpkins, costumes, and bags of candy for kids and parents getting ready for Halloween. But it’s also an important month for something else – your teeth. October is National Dental Hygiene month, and the perfect time to make sure you are doing all you can to ensure your teeth and gums are taken care of.
Maintaining the health of your teeth and gums is important. Clean, healthy teeth look great, of course, but good dental health also correlates to good overall health. Decay, inflammation, infections, and abscesses in your mouth can wreak havoc on your system, and cause pain, tooth loss, and more. To keep your teeth healthy, the ...