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National Dental Hygiene Month

Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month this October

October is the month we break out devilishly decorated jack-o-lanterns, spooky stories, spindly spiders, and wicked witches. Yet, for some people, nothing is more frightening than a trip to the dentist. Maybe that is why October is National Dental Hygiene Month. No matter the reason, it is supremely important to recognize National Dental Hygiene Month […]

Halloween Candy and Dental Care

October means that Halloween is near, and MouthHealthy, the award-winning consumer website of the American Dental Association (ADA), published “Halloween Candy: Your Dental Health Survival Guide.” MouthHealthy noted that the bacteria in your mouth eat the sugar and leftover food in your mouth, producing a weak acid that can contribute to cavities. MouthHealthy’s guide states […]