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Halloween Treats: Your Dental Survival Guide

"Double, double toil and trouble..." William Shakespeare's Macbeth With Halloween comes pumpkins, spooks and treats—and the sugar in those festive sweets can play some unwanted tricks on your teeth! How? When bacteria in your mouth eats sugar and leftover food, a weak acid is produced; that acid is the culprit to forming cavities. Never fear! Halloween is supposed to be fun and it's okay to treat yourself, as long as you’re flossing and brushing twice a day! To help, here is your survival guide to Halloween candy: Chocolate Chocolate is probably the safest bet, which is wonderful because it’s the most popular kind of candy given on Halloween! Dark chocolate has less sugar than milk chocolat

In-Network with Delta Dental Insurance

We have been serving patients at our Westerville office for over 35 years and your smile is our top priority! Whether you are looking for a complete dental makeover or just want to keep your teeth healthy, we would love to get to know you and help meet your needs. We accept most dental insurances and are preferred providers, also known as "in-network," with Delta Dental Premier! Please don't hesitate to call if you have any questions. We are welcoming new patients at our Westerville location below: Stauffer Family Dental 124 County Line Road West, Suite A Westerville, Ohio 43082 Phone: 614-882-2249 Fax: 614-523-3873 “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” -Ma

“An Apple a Day!”

How do apples affect our teeth? Autumn is filled with pumpkins, hayrides, cider and… apples! While the ADA suggests avoiding sugary foods, apples are a great way to provide your body with fiber. The act of chewing an apple increases saliva in your mouth, which rinses away bacteria and food particles. The crunchy texture of apples stimulates your gums and help clean plaque from teeth and freshen breath. Pack an apple or apple slices in your lunch to refresh your mouth after a meal. Apples are a great option to tide you over until you have a chance to brush your teeth. If you need to make a dental appointment, please call our Westerville office @ 614-882-2249. :)

Stauffer Family Dental

124 County Line Rd West, Suite A

Westerville, Ohio 43082

Monday-Thursday 7:30am-4:30pm

Phone: 614-882-2249

contact@staufferfamilydental.com

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