Don’t be a Silly Bunny This Easter – How Not to Ruin Your Teeth

Easter is a time for tucking into decadent treats, but with a bit of thought, you can make sure it doesn’t ruin your teeth. Follow our easy tips on how to limit the damage.

Don’t Ditch Your Oral Care Routine

With so much going on, it is easy to forget to brush and floss, but this is the very time when you need to be even more vigilant about your oral care. Make sure you brush your teeth at least twice a day and that you floss once-a-day. It’s best to brush your teeth first thing in the morning and last thing at night, and to floss just before you go to bed.

Choose Chocolate over Sticky Treats

It might seem strange, but chocolate is better for your teeth than other sweets like toffees or very hard sweets. Because it melts in the mouth, chocolate is washed away more easily by your saliva, reducing the damage to your teeth. Just ensure you enjoy your chocolate as part of the main meal because snacking on it throughout the day definitely increases your risk of cavities!

Rinse and Rehydrate

After eating chocolate rinse your mouth with plain water to help wash away the residues. Make sure you drink lots of hydrating water so you can make plenty of saliva which helps to protect your teeth.