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artificial sweeteners

Sugar vs Artificial Sweeteners

You’re a health-conscious shopper. When choosing healthy snacks for the kids, you’ll pick up that yogurt container and take a look at the nutrition label. Low in calories and added sugar? Check. And so that yogurt finds a home in your shopping cart. But you may have overlooked something. We all understand that most “diet” […]

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2019 candy buyback

Dr. Duffy Wants Your Halloween Candy

All the sugar in those treats can play some awful tricks on your teeth if you’re not careful (we won’t even get into the many other health issues arising from Halloween candy). If you think you like candy – the bacteria in your mouth love candy even more than you do! When bacteria metabolize the […]

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Halloween Candy Buyback – 2017

Why would a pediatric dentist in Flower Mound want all of your Halloween candy? Because every pound you bring me is one pound of sugar that a Flower Mound child didn’t eat. Americans, particularly our children, consume vast quantities of candy. The average person consumes 3.4 pounds of extra candy in the aftermath of Halloween, […]

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Halloween Candy

Got Candy? Want Cash? You’re in Luck!

I know it’s odd to think about, but can a dentist really be on-board with trick-or-treating? Absolutely! It’s a fun tradition that our kids look forward to all year! So much so that I’d never suggest kids stop participating for the sake of their dental health! However, my willingness to embrace the trick-or-treating frenzy doesn’t […]

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Debra C. Duffy DDS - Candy Buyback

Got Candy, Want Cash?

Yep, it’s that time of year again where we will give cold, hard cash for all that candy you haul in after all the Halloween festivities have come to a close. This program has been a huge success for 14 years, and we find that it’s a great alternative to the kids being tempted by […]

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