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Is your oral hygiene in good condition heading into the Halloween season? Are you aware of the products and treats that you should be avoiding this year? Do you have treatment plans in place should an oral accident, Injury, or cavity arise? As with all potential problems in life, it is important to have a preparedness plan ready for the Halloween season to ensure your teeth and gums will thrive from many holidays to come. Listed below are tips for Halloween health care:

Candy Plan: Set up a plan in advance on what should be done with any leftover candy after the holidays have ended.
Oral Hygiene: Continue to brush and floss your teeth daily as well as clean your smile after eating.
Avoid Hazardous Sweets: Always remove any products from your diet that may be dangerous to your teeth, including sugary sweets or those that can cause oral injuries.
Rewards Plan: If you have loved ones, exchange their treats for money, toys, or other incentives.
Avoid Grazing: Try to avoid snacking over long periods of a time and instead opt for short binge meals to help lower the rate and risk of tooth decay.
Dental Visits: Don’t forget to visit your dentist for routine dental checkups and professional cleanings.
Eat Healthily: Swap out unhealthy sweets with healthy treats.

From all the cavity crusaders at Smile By Design, we wish you all a safe and happy Halloween!
If you would like to book an appointment with Dr. Parth Patel, please call us at 770-942-1096, or stop by our office in Douglasville, Georgia.