At The Carrollton Dentist we want every one of our patients to have the best possible dental health. We provide every member of your smily with excellent dental care.
Every health-conscious parent knows that sugar is the number one cause of cavities for kids. (It’s not good for adult teeth, either.)
Because of cavity risks, low nutritional value, and high-calorie content, many parents want to limit the sugar in their children’s diets. We all know that sugared gum, candy, and cookies are packed with sugar. But there is also sugar lurking where you might not expect it.
These ubiquitous kids’ snacks may be packed with sugar:
- yogurt covered raisins
- fruit snacks including the roll-up and syrup-filled varieties
- many brands of yogurt including the hand-held type
- juice drinks
- flavored milk
- barbecue sauce
- fruit smoothies
- cereal bars
Controlling sugar intake in your child’s diet is essential for lifelong oral health. When choosing lunchbox or after-school snacks, read the labels. Sugar content varies among brands.
At The Carrollton Dentist, we practice general and family dentistry that is focused on your dental health. We also use cosmetic dentistry to bring out the best in your smile. Schedule an appointment with us today.
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