Dr. Linda Vidone is a dentist in Brookline and the dental director for Delta Dental of Massachusetts. She knows that kids dig into the candy this time of year, and she offers some of advice for parents.
Q. As a dentist, do you just shake your head every Halloween as you think about children devouring so much candy?
A. No. I think it’s a great time and it’s a good opportunity to start talking about teeth and what’s good for teeth and promote oral health. I love how we get so much attention at Halloween.
Q. Are all candies created equal when it comes to potential damage to teeth?
A. Oh no, no no.
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