You and your family may be looking forward to collecting candy this Halloween. We want you to enjoy the fun this year and for many years to come.

Our team in Crofton, MD is sharing suggestions to protect your teeth this sweet time of year. Read them. Then, call 301-261-3800 to make an appointment to see us soon.

Set Limits

As a kid, coming home with a bag full of candy is exciting. It’s also very tempting. Before you go out gathering sweets, sit down with your kids and talk about reasonable limits on how much candy to eat and when to eat sweets.

Choose Wisely

The kinds of treats you choose make a difference as well. Dark chocolate and pretzels are less likely to harm teeth than milk chocolate and gummy treats, which can get stuck on your teeth.

Share With Others

Part of your plan for your candy could be to donate it to organizations that collect for others. Look online for local groups that are accepting candy or for organizations that send candy to others.

Remember the Basics

Don’t forget to keep up your daily oral hygiene routines. Continue brushing your teeth twice daily. Floss, too, to ensure you don’t leave bits of candy stuck between your teeth.

Call Crofton Dental Center today at 301-261-3800 for an appointment in Crofton, MD. You can also schedule an appointment online. Have healthy smiles and have fun this Halloween.