Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 29, 2017 12:00 pm
Okay, maybe not dreads Christmas. But dentists are hyper aware of the damage that sweet things such as candy and soda do to our teeth.
Therefore Christmas, arriving as it does, on a fresh wave of sweetness in the wake of that great testament to candy itself, Halloween, poses all kinds of threats to our teeth unless we take extra good care of them.
The Usual Suspects
As well as sugar, many people often consume more alcohol than usual around the holidays. Alcohol attacks teeth in two ways: firstly with the sugar it contains and secondly with acid, which damages enamel.