6 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Sugary Snacking | American Dental Association

“When working with her young patients, pediatric dentist and ADA spokesperson Dr. Mary Hayes teaches them this simple, but important, saying: “Sugar is fun to eat, but not good for your teeth!””

Most kids love sugar – but consuming too much of it can be harmful to their teeth. Excess sugar encourages the growth of bacteria and plaque, which can cause cavities and decay. Here is a quick guide with 6 strategies to reduce your child’s sugar intake.

— Mount Vista Family Dental in Salmon Creek