Candy Plays Tricks on Teeth: Prepare for a Busy Week!
The scariest part of Halloween could be the damage to your patients’ teeth after eating all that extra candy – cracked teeth, twisted wires, popped brackets, and more. On Halloween in 2014, there were 80% more emergency dental visits than on a regular October day, according to a report from Sikka Software and a recent CNBC article . As every dentist knows, kids may chip or crack their teeth after biting into hard candy, and cavities from sugar are a long-term problem. Sikka estimated that more than $800 million could be spent on emergency dental...Read More