It’s the holidays … and sweets are gifted, made, and shared with family and friends. They are called “treats” for a reason. However, sugar plays havoc on tooth enamel. Here’s what Santa does to help his mouth stay healthy, even with all the sweets he eats!
All sugars can cause decay. Decay happens when sugar reacts the bacteria in plaque and produces harmful acids. It’s the acids that erode the enamel. Try some or all of Santa’s suggestions to offset the effects of eating holiday sweets:
If you are having any tooth pain over the holidays that need immediate attention, you can always call Cascadia Dental Specialists. For emergency care, call us at 425-644-7444.