Kids love Halloween and, let’s not kid ourselves, even grownups can appreciate some Halloween fun in Flower Mound. Who doesn’t like crazy costumes and candy? Even dentists like candy…especially Dr. Duffy! What pediatric dentists don’t like is the fallout that can occur from an unrestrained cascade of candy. Kids (and their parents!) can easily end […]
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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 […]
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 […]
CANDIES, CAVITIES, AND COSTUMES
Many of us, but our children especially, love Halloween. It tends to be a low-stress holiday with little build-up, feasts, or visiting relatives. The only real thing most of us have to worry about is getting costumes together, which is often part of the fun. Our children love the chance to dress as their favorite […]
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 […]
Keeping Little Goblins Safe
This time of year can be scary for more reasons than just all the ghouls and goblins walking around on Halloween! There are certain safety measures everyone needs to take to keep kids safe while they are out walking door-to-door this coming Halloween – something we would never let them do any other time of […]