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It’s that time of year again. The weather is getting cooler, school is back in session and Halloween is just around the corner. To most children Halloween means dressing up, Trick-or-Treating and enjoying various chocolate-covered and sugar crusted goodies.
This influx of sugar can definitely wreak havoc on teeth, leading to more cavities and high dental bills.
But there are alternative options to handing out the beloved sugar-coated treats. And if you do it right, you won’t get a lot of tiny tempers turning on you.
As we have discussed in previous posts, Probiotics are becoming increasingly more prevalent in the media. They seem to be the new generation of healthcare and supplements. In an October 6, 2010 article on hattiesburgyamerican.com, probiotics in dentistry are coming to the forefront of dental care.
In the past, probiotics have been proven to treat digestive related diseases and other types are becoming increasingly sold and used.
A recent article on abcnew.go.com from September 27, 2010 discussed how you can do simple things to improve your breath.
Did you know that eating crisp fruits and vegetables like apples, celery, cucumbers and carrots are natural cleansers? While chewing them, you increase your mouth’s saliva intake. So make sure to eat plenty of these fruits and vegetables – it’s not only good for your digestive health and diet, but your breath too! For more foods that can fix bad breath, read one of our previous postings “Foods that Will Help Bad Breath”.
On the flip side, there are foods that can make your breath worse.
Think that morning breath is something that you have to live with? Did you know that you can prevent it? In the following video, Dr. Katz explains why we get morning breath and how you can go about treating bad breath.