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With Halloween just around the corner, our Phillips Ranch - Family & Cosmetic Dentistry team in Diamond Bar, California want to help you keep your commitment to you and your family’s smile health! While you are you’re surrounded by candy and sugary goodies, you can still protect those vulnerable pearly whites and healthy gums by striving for a healthy, balanced Halloween season.

— One of the easiest ways to encourage healthy smiles is to keep those candy bowls filled to the brim instead with fresh fruit. Crisp fall apples in all of their variety, and clementines or tangerines are easy to grab and snack on.

— Treat your family to healthy, snack-sized bags of pretzels, popcorn, dried fruit, nuts, pumpkin seeds, trail mix, and mini boxes of raisins. These are good choices whether you keep bowls of these in your home for your family or at your office desk for you.

— Kids love fun treats, you can decorate small oranges, tangerines or clementines like jack-o-lanterns with non-toxic ink to fill your bowls at home. These can also be handed out on Halloween instead of candy, and your neighbors (of all ages) will love you.

— Help your children celebrate with non-sugary treats. Reward them throughout the month with festive treats such as themed toothbrushes, pencils, erasers, stickers, temporary tattoos, glow sticks, play-doh, sticky spooky eyeballs and wiggly spider rings. Treats don’t have to be food.

It is always possible to enjoy the holiday season and still preserve those healthy smiles. To schedule a visit, please call 909-860-0321 today. Our Phillips Ranch - Family & Cosmetic Dentistry team in Diamond Bar, California, along with Dr. Howard Glassman are ready to help you and your family have a healthy, happy Halloween!