Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween Night

There’s no doubt that children are looking forward to getting gobs of candy this Halloween. What better time to teach a lesson or two about good dental hygiene!

Plan your night of fun with these tooth-friendly tips in mind!

  • Limit Halloween treats to one or two pieces of candy a night after meals.
  • Brush teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste. 
  • Replace toothbrushes every three or four months.
  • Drink tap water that contains fluoride to help prevent tooth decay.
  • Talk to your dentist, pediatrician, family doctor or nurse about putting fluoride varnish on your child’s teeth.