We are just a few days away from the super candy holiday of the year and that means cavities!

Even as grown ups, we get really excited about how much free candy comes into our household. For those with children, it becomes less exciting when the toothaches start and you have to make that dreadful dentist visit.

Here are a three simple tips to help keep your kids' teeth cavity free this Halloween:

  • Try to avoid giving them candy with caramel in it. It leads to more cavities because it sticks to your teeth. (That means more candy for you!)
  • Before going trick-or-treating, have your children drink a lot of water. It will help to fight their candy cravings so they will not eat as much.
  • As hard as it seems, only give kids candy after a meal. This will also keep them from eating too many sweets.

Also remind the little ones to brush their teeth before bed. If they had a lot of candy that day, make sure to help them floss for any candy that may be left behind.

As a child, it seemed like every time I went to the dentist I had a cavity. They are not fun to deal with or fix and some kids are big fans of that drill. So take a little extra precaution this Halloween and keep the cavities away!

Have a spook-tacular day Dawgs!