Smile Savers

10 Foods Dentists Hate

Some are sticky or sugary. Others get stuck between teeth or lower pH levels in the mouth. So if your kid eats them, be sure he brushes well afterward.

  • Gummy candy (even vitamins)
  • Caramel
  • Taffy
  • Carbonated drinks
  • Fruit drinks with high-fructose corn syrup
  • Bubble gum (with sugar)
  • Raisins
  • Potato chips
  • Hard candy
  • Honey

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