Keeping Teeth Healthy at Halloween

Keeping teeth healthy at Halloween with Dr Buran.Halloween is a holiday that many kids eagerly anticipate. Naturally, they are thrilled with dressing up in costumes, but an even bigger thrill is the thought of candy. While enjoying candy is not the worst thing a kid can do, here are some tips for keeping teeth healthy at Halloween.

Parents Set the Rules: As a parent, you can do your part to manage the quantity of sweets your children consume. There’s no need to be overly protective about it, but you also need to set reasonable expectations for your child.

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Do Your Gums Bleed When Brushing ?

You just brushed your teeth – are your gums bleeding?

Improper or sporadic brushing can lead to bacteria growth in your mouth, which typically results in red, sore, and bleeding gums when you do brush. This condition is known as gingivitis. And while the initial stages of gingivitis may not be too painful, gingivitis can lead to more serious forms of the disease. Gingivitis leads to periodontitis, which is a condition that can lead to tooth loss.

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