5 Foods that are Surprisingly Bad for Kids Teeth

Everyone knows that sugar is bad for your teeth. We try to keep our kids away from the obvious culprits, like soda and candy, but what about the food and drinks out there that aren’t so obvious?

Here are 5 surprising foods that can cause tooth decay in children:

Obviously you’re kids aren’t going to give up all these foods completely, but awareness of the risk and some good oral hygiene habits are all you both really need. Steer your children clear of the ones you are able to, and make sure the teeth are properly cared for after eating the others. Teach them to rinse after eating (with water if they don’t have anything else) and carry floss to use after snacks and meals on the go. And as always, make sure your kids brush twice a day, for two minutes.

If you think your child might have a cavity, Woodlands Pediatric Dentistry can help. Call us at 281.292.4242 or visit our website to schedule an appointment.

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