Healthy Halloween Tips – Brampton Dentists

Halloween Tips, kids Health, Brampton Dentists, Dental Info, Top Dentists in Brampton, Safe Halloween, Say Boo! To Tooth Decay

  • When sorting through their candy, get your child to trade in their problematic treats for stickers or other little toys.
  • Eating sweets is fine when done in moderation. Keep candy in a sealed container and establish times when your child can have a treat. Immediately after meals is a good time, as there is a better flow of saliva to help wash away foods and to dilute sugar.
  • Brush and floss after snacking. If your child doesn’t have access to a toothbrush while at school or a friend’s house, give them sugarless gum to help get their saliva flowing.
  • Alternate some healthy snacks, such as vegetables, fruits, yogurts and cheeses, with Halloween treats.
  • Be sure to stick to a good oral health routine – brush and floss daily and see your dentist regularly.

Treats, Not Tricks!

Better choices:

  • Treats that are sugarless or low in sugar, not hard and easily brushed away after they are eaten.
  • Sugarless gum, peanuts, sunflower seeds, popcorn or sugarless lollipops are good treats to hand out.

Those to avoid:

  • Treats that remain in the mouth for a long time are the prime culprits behind decay-causing bacteria. Avoid sticky sweets that adhere to teeth, such as caramels, toffees and fruit roll-ups.
  • Hard candies, such as lollipops and jawbreakers, can also cause chipped teeth and may damage dental work.

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated in Hot Weather – Brampton Dentists

Article By: Mira Budd

Staying Hydrated in Hot Weather, Brampton Dentists, Brampton Dental Offices, The Importance of Staying Hydrated, As the summer temperature rises it is important to remember as we sweat, breath and rid of waste our bodies lose fluids. If we lose more fluids than we take in we become dehydrated and the need to drink lots of water for hydration, especially when exercising and in warmer weather, becomes imperative. Staying hydrated is especially important for kids and seniors.

The importance of drinking lots of water and staying hydrated:

  • Control of body temperature
  • Movement of nutrients and waste throughout the body
  • Control of blood pressure
  • Protection and cushion of cells, muscles, joints and organs
  • Lowering the chances of dehydration and heat strokes

The amount of water we drink depends on our body, weight, gender and age however, we should always drink more water when doing physical activities and in hot weather.

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Healthy Halloween Tips

Halloween Tips, kids Health, Brampton Dentists, Dental Info,Say Boo! To Tooth Decay

  • When sorting through their candy, get your child to trade in their problematic treats for stickers or other little toys.
  • Eating sweets is fine when done in moderation. Keep candy in a sealed container and establish times when your child can have a treat. Immediately after meals is a good time, as there is a better flow of saliva to help wash away foods and to dilute sugar.
  • Brush and floss after snacking. If your child doesn’t have access to a toothbrush while at school or a friend’s house, give them sugarless gum to help get their saliva flowing.
  • Alternate some healthy snacks, such as vegetables, fruits, yogurts and cheeses, with Halloween treats.
  • Be sure to stick to a good oral health routine – brush and floss daily and see your dentist regularly.

Treats, Not Tricks!

Better choices:

  • Treats that are sugarless or low in sugar, not hard and easily brushed away after they are eaten.
  • Sugarless gum, peanuts, sunflower seeds, popcorn or sugarless lollipops are good treats to hand out.

Those to avoid:

  • Treats that remain in the mouth for a long time are the prime culprits behind decay-causing bacteria. Avoid sticky sweets that adhere to teeth, such as caramels, toffees and fruit roll-ups.
  • Hard candies, such as lollipops and jawbreakers, can also cause chipped teeth and may damage dental work.

Download The Printable Version – Ontario Dental Association

Dr. Elizabeth Dimovski and Associated – We Protect Your Smile!
905-458-6620