While the weather outside is frightful, keep your teeth delightful.
As Halloween approaches, the AAPD is offering key recommendations and tips to parents and caregivers on maintaining healthy teeth for this holiday and throughout the year, to ensure that jack-o-lanterns are the only ones with decaying teeth after October 31st.
Fluoride in drinking water — credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay — may now be too much of a good thing. Getting too much of it causes spots on some kids’ teeth.
The federal government hopes new larger, graphic warning labels for cigarettes that include images of corpses, cancer patients, and diseased lungs and teeth will help snuff out tobacco use.