Sweet Choices for Teeth

Sugary sweets are not an ideal treat, but some types are less damaging to children’s teeth.

Key takeaways:

  • Dark chocolate contains less sugar and more antioxidants so is a healthier choice.
  • Sticky sweets are often acidic and stick to tooth enamel for longer periods of time — so they should be avoided.
  •  Hard sweets can damage teeth and leave teeth exposed to sugar for longer — another type to avoid.

It’s difficult for children to completely avoid sweet treats, so regular check-ups with the dentist are really important.

“Have questions about your child’s sugar consumption? Don’t hesitate to ask your dentist!”

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