Is Candy Actually the Scariest Part of Halloween? Here Are 5 Ways to Enjoy Responsibly

October 21, 2019 / Schaffer Dental Excellence

Halloween’s an exciting time, and whether you’re dressed as a vampire with fangs or a more benign character, you shouldn’t let your teeth spoil all the fun. That being said, Halloween tends to increase everyone’s sugar intake — not just trick-or-treaters’ — and exposes their teeth and gums to loads of sugars that feed bacteria, which produce acids that break down enamel, causing tooth decay and cavities.