Dentists Say "Let Kids Gorge On Candy"

When it comes to parents on Halloween, there are those that let the kids gorge, those that parcel the candy out, and the parents who steal most of their kid's candy. If you're wondering which one dentists suggest, you might be surprised. They suggest it's better to let the kids go crazy on Halloween night and then cut back their candy consumption rather than letting them eat a couple pieces every day after Halloween. Dentists warn:
Slowly snacking on Halloween candy every few hours, day after day, keeps your teeth bathed in enamel-corroding acid, the byproduct of bacteria feeding on sugar and other carbohydrates in your mouth. This leads to dental caries, or cavities.

So I guess even if you're a candy stealer, it's still better to steal it all in one night than stretch your thievery out.

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