If your child has braces, candy consumption is a concern. While all sweet treats are not forbidden to those who are currently wearing traditional braces, certain types of confections must be avoided to prevent ruining orthodontic work and causing tooth decay. When it comes to dealing with candy and braces, below are the dos and […]
Why is Candy Bad for Your Teeth?
You’ve probably heard your whole life that candy is bad for your teeth. However, you may not really know why that is or the process that causes candy to cause tooth damage. Because candy and other sugary treats are a large contributor to tooth decay, it’s important that you understand the reasons why this occurs, […]
What Effect Does Candy Have on Your Teeth?
Everyone knows that eating too much candy will rot your teeth. It’s also widely known that the human mouth is home to several types of bacteria. One type, Streptococcus, feeds on sugar. In the process, it produces acids that eat away at tooth enamel. It takes time for the acids to affect the enamel which […]
Valentine’s Day Candy and Your Teeth
Valentine’s Day is one of the greatest times of the year. People are not only rekindling their love, but they are also commemorating the holidays with some of the tastiest sweets imaginable. While candy is certainly a perk of Valentine’s Day, what most don’t account for are the negative consequences that candy consumption can have […]