Monthly Archives: September 2017

Top 5 Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth, According to Dentists

by Carly Zinderman, originally published in Reader’s Digest Chewy candies The reason candy, in general, is harmful to teeth is that bacteria in the mouth burn the sugar, creating acid as a byproduct, explains Matthew Messina, DDS, spokesperson for the American Dental Association (ADA). The acid then dissolves tooth enamel, which is what causes cavities. […]