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3 Best and Worst Candies for Your Child’s Oral Health

3 Best and Worst Candies for Your Child’s Oral Health

Although lots of any type of candy is not good for anyone's teeth, there are certain candies that will be kinder to your child’s oral health. 

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1. Dark chocolate.  Cocoa is the best candy for your teeth by a wide margin. Chocolate may be more effective than fluoride at fighting tooth decay, according to several studies. Dark chocolate contains a compound that helps harden tooth enamel. Compounds in cocoa beans also have an antibacterial effect that fights plaque.