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A frightening time for parents lurks around the corner as Halloween peaks its pumpkin head. However, it doesn’t have to be frightening. If you can help your children receive the proper oral care they need, they will be prepared for the holiday season and all the joys it has to bring. With tooth decay thriving on the sugary sweets this season, it’s extremely important to keep up with your oral hygiene. Cavities can cause many oral health problems if left untreated. This is why it is essential to maintain proper oral care.

Here are some ways you can help minimize tooth decay from your children’s smile in your home:

•Have your children brush their teeth at least twice a day.
•Help your children floss at least once a day to keep food from hiding in those hard-to-reach places.
•Help your children’s diet by limiting their sugar intake and providing them with balanced meals.
•Schedule your child a dental appointment so they can get a cleaning.

With these tips and tricks there is no reason to be frightened of cavities. So, don’t be frightened of Halloween lurking around the corner-bring your family in so we can help you fight of cavities this season.