Halloween is the scariest holiday—for your teeth. With all that candy, we might as well call October 31st "National Tooth Decay Day." But it's a great opportunity to teach kids about the importance of healthy teeth and making healthy choices. Here, we've got some fun, easy ways to prevent cavities for kids, and reduce the inevitable sugar rush.
Even a thrilling holiday like Halloween can be a learning opportunity for your kids. Preventing cavities from candy may not be as fun as eating it, but your child will be grateful not to need fillings later. Get ahead of the game with these healthy habit-building tricks, and they'll enjoy their treats responsibly.