Tricks & Treats For Your Teeth

Halloween Jack o Lantern pail with bottom border of spilling candy over brown wood

One of the best parts of Halloween is all the delicious candies and sweets you get to enjoy! Though you may be excited, your teeth aren’t; candy and excessive sugar encourage bacterial growth that wears down your teeth’s enamel and can lead to cavities, decay, and disease over time. 

Protect your smile this Halloween by sticking to tasty treats that won’t do damage and avoid sticky and tricky candies that can hurt your teeth.  

Keep an eye out for these tricks and treats this Halloween to protect your teeth:


Watch out for these sweets TRICKing your teeth this Halloween: 

  • Caramels
  • Gummies
  • Chewy candies
  • Hard candies
  • Lollipops 
  • Jelly beans
  • Bubble gum
  • Licorice
  • Sour candy
  • Popcorn 


These sweets are real TREATS for your teeth, so make sure to enjoy some this Halloween: 

  • Chocolate
  • Chocolate wafers
  • Peanut butter cups
  • Marshmallows
  • Soft cookies
  • Candy corn
  • Fruits 
  • Sugar-free gum

Don’t forget to drink water, floss, and brush your teeth after eating all your sweet treats; happy Halloween!

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If you are worried about your teeth, need a cleaning, or are experiencing any dental problems, give Fairfield Dental Arts a call at (203) 254-3780. We are your family’s dentist and can provide expert oral care for people of all ages! 
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