Mark Tickle, DMD
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Halloween and Candy

Halloween is here and that means trick or treating for candy. Did you know more candy is sold and consumed for Halloween than any other day in the year? This also means more sugar is consumed the week after Halloween than any other period of the year. What most people don’t know is that sugar is rapidly broken down into an acid, and the acid starts to dissolve away the enamel on your teeth. This is how cavities are formed. Proper brushing and flossing can help to combat the acid assault on your teeth. Has anyone experienced the sugar crash shortly after consuming larger amounts of sugar? This is because ...

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