The Woodlands and Houston, TX

Halloween Oral Hygiene TipsRotten teeth can add a fun twist to many a ghoulish costume, but there is nothing fun about tooth decay in real life. Fortunately, it is possible to enjoy your Halloween treats while still taking care of your teeth.

To help keep teeth clean and white this Halloween, be sure to:

  • Brush after every snack
  • Floss both morning and night
  • Avoid biting into hard candy

These steps will protect teeth from common oral health issues and work to ensure a strong and attractive smile for years to come.

Houston dentist Dr. Scott Young suggests using a soft bristle toothbrush to prevent unnecessary damage to enamel. However, to remove sugar and plaque from the teeth, you may want to use a mildly abrasive toothpaste such as one containing baking soda. Baking soda and similar gentle forms of abrasion can also help eliminate surface stains caused by colorful candies.

Dr. Young and the team at Woodlands Premier Dentistry wish you and your family a happy and safe Halloween – and would like to remind you to brush and floss to help ensure you are able to enjoy those in the future as well.

If you are looking for a dentist in the Houston area of Texas, please contact Woodlands Premier Dentistry today.