This Sunday comes a holidays that we all tend to binge a little on sugary treats. Easter! The Easter Bunny seems to sneak in a basket full of candy and we all can’t say no. When life hands you a basket of candy, you take it, right? But, maybe this year you will want to be more careful of what you are eating.
Unfortunately, there are some candies that you might want to avoid this year and every year to come! Some delectable treats like chocolate eggs or bunnies are ranked the least bad for your teeth. As for the worst, they are the candies like hard candies, taffy, caramels and…sour gummies! Any kind of gummies for that matter.
These kinds of candies you suck on and leave in your mouth longer. Dr. Anita Imadomwanyi states that these are the worst for your teeth. They are not only acidic but also sticky! They will weaken your enamel and make you more susceptible to cavities.
We all knew candy wasn’t great for us, but this news still is the worst! If you are going to say screw it and eat these teeth rotting candies anyway there are at least are few guidelines to go by that will help. If you eat candy after your meals and brush, floss, and rinse with mouthwash afterwards, you might be safe!
Article by Katie Chaplin