Tag: cavities

6 Tips for a Dental-Friendly Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, which means fun costumes, scary decorations and, of course, plenty of candy. While sugar-filled candy is always a staple of Halloween, there are ways to avoid painful cavities and other dental problems resulting from too much candy. Let us help protect your children’s teeth this Halloween with the following tips: Stay away from long-lasting…

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Are Cavities Contagious?

We all know colds are contagious, but can you actually catch cavities? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. While we don’t think of tooth decay as transmissible, the bacteria that causes tooth decay and cavities can be passed from one person to another. How cavities can spread Your mouth is full of bacteria, even when you brush and floss regularly. While…

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