What’s the first food item you think of when you read the word CAVITY?
Chances are, many of you thought of candy. Because candy is known for containing lots of sugar, dental professionals have been lecturing patients for years about avoiding it. Parents have been warning their kids with the ole’ ” You’ll rot your teeth out” lecture. Oddly enough, there is a little confusion when it comes to how candy contributes to the decay process. It’s not sugar alone…
HOW DOES SUGAR IN CANDY CONTRIBUTE TO CAVITIES?
Here’s a quick breakdown of how the sugar in candy can contribute to a person’s decay risk.
Sugar + Bacteria = Acid (Germs eat the sugar and give off acid as a by product)
Acids + Tooth = Decay (Plaque Acids essentially destroy tooth structure)
Although there are several ways to reduce a person’s risk for decay, avoiding sugar is a solid plan.
Let’s be realistic. Candy tastes Great. I like candy… and I think people should be able to enjoy it. Luckily you have some wonderful sugar free options like Zolli Pops, Zolli Drops and Zaffi Taffy! All of these tasty treats contain xylitol, a sugar substitute that does not promote bacteria growth. It actually inhibits germs from colonizing. They are also dairy and gluten free and use natural ingredients for flavor.
REDUCE ACIDS AFTER MEALS
Every time we eat, the pH in our mouth can drop to a level where the enamel on our teeth gets soft. following up with the right sugar free candy can help rehydrate the teeth and
You know what makes this company even cooler? Kid entrepreneur Lola Morse created these candies so that humans everywhere could enjoy a nice sweet treat without putting themselves at risk for decay. She is a real go getter and I’m happy to help support her company.
LET’S HELP THEM REACH THEIR 250,000 SMILES GOAL and reduce childhood tooth decay! Zollipops will donate product to schools and qualified organizations and in exchange, you to join their mission and distribute a postcard to parents that includes Zollipops product information and a valuable coupon. CLICK HERE to learn more
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It’s Giveaway Time!
I have some delicious samples for TWO lucky winners. To be entered to win, simply leave a comment about your favorite candy and tell me if you are a hard or chewy candy kind of person. (get your comments in by 7pm Sunday)
I will use a random number generator to choose the winner during a live Facebook video around 8pm EST on CharlotteSmiled <——–cllick here