Halloween doesn’t have to be a horror for children’s teeth

Medical X-Press – Staff Writer

Sweet treats are as much a part of Halloween as haunted houses, creative costumes and the Monster Mash. They’re fun to collect, but having that big bag of candy around the house for weeks after Halloween can’t be good for children’s oral health. We spoke with Kavita Mathu-Muju, an associate professor and pediatric dentist in UBC’s faculty of dentistry, about the toll treats take on teeth, and how you can help your kids get their chompers through the season relatively unscathed. (more)

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