Most Dentists have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Halloween. We love to decorate the office and of course our kids, and enjoy the spectacle it brings. However, as dentists we are ever conscious of the fact that for most kids, collecting and eating as much candy as possible is the primary goal. For parents it can be a challenge to let the kids enjoy the season while keeping them healthy, especially their teeth.
Great oral hygiene begins at a young age, but it can be difficult to get kids engaged with healthy habits like tooth brushing. These oral health habits are an essential part of your child’s development, however, so try out some of these creative parenting tips from Dr. Cannilla, children’s dentist in Montville NJ, and put your child on the path to a lifetime of healthy, happy smiles.