Sweet and sticky treats may taste pleasing to taste buds, but for teeth, the lingering plaque of these indulgences carries the flavor of cavities and tooth decay. You don’t have to replace your candy bowl just yet, however. Recently featured on the website CafeMom, Periodontist in New York, Dr. Timothy Chase, shares some teeth pleasing and displeasing candies when it comes to the best sweets for your smile. Dr. Chase suggests avoiding sticky candy that can adhere to the grooves of teeth, and instead, opt for pure chocolate, sugar-free gum, & apples. Read more and learn what to avoid and what to enjoy this Halloween!
Our Cosmetic Dentists in NYC, Dr. Chase, Dr. Roth, Dr. Jackier, Dr. Loshak, and their staff look forward to discussing any questions or concerns you may have about your dental habits this Halloween. You can contact us at our New York office at 212.752.6537, or you may request an appointment online.