Halloween is a night for trick-or-treat, goblins, superheroes, princesses and lots of fun. However, it is also a time for the almighty sugar rush and tooth decay. Halloween just wouldn't be the same without any candy, so let your child indulge in a piece or two, saving the rest to be rationed throughout the week. Most important is to emphasize good dental hygiene along the way — arguably the best brushing they have done all week.
As a conscientious parent, why not pass out candy alternates to the kids to at least cut down on the candy they receive? Here are some ideas to keep the fun in Halloween and also keep those pearly white teeth happy.