Contrary to popular belief, dentists do enjoy Halloween

Girls in Halloween costumes eating candy

Pediatric dentists are cool with Halloween as long as we all keep moderation in mind, according to a new statement for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists. My favorite quote from the release is, “Contrary to popular opinion, dentists do enjoy the Halloween holiday”.

The dentists tell us that “if children do not snack often, there is no food that is really bad for your teeth.  The Academy recommends choosing candy that is eaten quickly.  “The important thing with sweets is how long the sugar sits in your mouth,” says Dr. Warren Brill, president of the pediatric dentist organization.

Here’s more information on candy and dental health.