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Healthy Halloween Treat: Wise Owl Snack

It’s almost Halloween!  Every store I go into has that aisle with every type of candy imaginable spilling off the shelves in preparation for the annual horde of trick-or-treaters. I do love all the little super heroes, princesses, dragons and butterflies coming to my door, but I truly feel for the parents who must negotiate […]

3 Healthy Halloween Treats Your Kids Will Love

The skeletons are hung from the rafters with care while visions of Jack-o-Lanterns fly through their head, which could only mean one thing: it’s Halloween! Yes, it’s that magical time of year when boos and ghouls flock to the streets donning their best costumes to stock up on as much candy as their baskets and […]

2 Fun Treats to Make With Your Kids For a Healthy Halloween

I love Halloween!  I hate Halloween! I love decorating the house, discussing and planning costume options with my 7-year old daughter, carving pumpkins together and planning what we can hand out to the little neighborhood trick-or-treaters. After Halloween, I hate fussing with my daughter over limiting her Halloween candy. It’s not punitive; it’s about what’s […]

7 Creative (and cheap) Dental-themed Halloween Costumes

If you’re trying to find a Halloween costume that will stick out among the crowd of Ironmans and Elsas at the neighborhood trick-or-treating event, then look no further. We’ve rounded up our favorite costumes based on originality, cuteness factor and theme (oral health, of course)! Dental Floss On a budget? This mom spent $6 to […]

Fill ‘Em Up: 2 Tips for Healthy Halloween Teeth

The day of indulgence is finally here. If your kids are like most, they have probably been talking about all the candy they’re going to eat. Your child may even have a list of which candies he will eat first, followed by a second and third choice. While we will not tell you to deprive […]

How to Combat the Scariest Halloween Sweets

Halloween is undoubtedly one of the scariest times of year for teeth. Thanks to trick-or-treating and spooky parties, many children (and adults) indulge in candy more often than usual in October. Sticky sweets are some of the worst cavity-causing culprits because saliva and ordinary drinking don’t easily wash away their residue. Hard candies and other […]

6 Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, thoughts of massive amounts of candy in their child’s possession can be quite frightening to most parents. There are many things you can do to ease your worries. Here are a few tips to help your children enjoy their Halloween candy without turning their mouths into a Halloween nightmare: […]

Leftover Candy Conundrum: What to Do with Extra Holiday Candy

Once the costumes are tucked away and the trick-or-treaters are in bed, there always seems to be something scary left behind…piles of candy. Don’t turn your leftover candy into holiday candy hoarding! There’s plenty you can do with the leftover holiday candy that doesn’t involve chocolate-covered stomach aches. Here’s our advice for how to use […]

Treat Yourself: It’s National Chocolate Day

Everything’s better with chocolate, especially on National Chocolate Day! Not only is chocolate delicious, it’s one of the best sweets for your teeth. Chocolate dissolves quickly in the mouth and can be eaten easily, which decreases the amount of time sugar stays in contact with teeth. Plus, the calcium in the chocolate could help protect […]

Tricky Treats: Dentist’s Candy of Choice

Halloween sure is a scary holiday – and not just because of the ghosts and goblins seen traipsing around your neighborhood. It’s a scary holiday because of the terrifying treats we hand out to all the children. Now I know what you are thinking – it’s only one day, candy is not so bad, or […]

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