Skip ToContent
Main Content

The Best Snacks to Maintain Your Child’s Healthy Teeth

A display of fruitAs a parent, you know that kids love snacks! You may also wonder what types of snacks are best for your child’s overall health and his or her teeth. While sugary snacks are sometimes unavoidable, there are also a variety of healthy treats to offer your children. Eating too much sugar can cause your child’s tooth enamel to weaken and become vulnerable to decay.

Snacks for Healthy Teeth

Healthy snacks are good for your child’s body and oral health, but they aren’t always the most popular. There are a few ways that you can make healthy snacks more flavorful and more appealing to your kids. Below are a few healthy snack suggestions:

  • Low-fat yogurt with berries
  • Cheese and crackers
  • Celery sticks with peanut butter or cream cheese
  • Fresh veggies and hummus
  • Apple wedges with peanut butter

The above snacks are all great ways to satisfy your child’s hunger and keep his or her oral and overall health intact. The varieties in flavors and textures are sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters, as well.

No matter what your child snacks on throughout the day, the best way to achieve and maintain good dental health is to make sure your child is brushing at least twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting Great Outdoors Pediatric Dentistry every six months for a dental cleaning and exam. To make your child’s appointment, please contact our Dover, New Hampshire pediatric dentist. Find Dover teeth cleaning for kids here.

Posted by

Share:

Archive

Mar 27, 2019, 10:29 PM
Dry mouth is not only uncomfortable and frustrating but can also be detrimental to your child’s oral health. It can be caused…
Mar 11, 2019, 10:05 PM
When we think about orthodontics, we often think about the desire for a straight, beautiful smile. And while this goal can be…
Feb 25, 2019, 9:35 PM
Your child’s wisdom teeth will begin to grow in around the late teenage years or early twenties. Wisdom teeth are typically…
Feb 11, 2019, 9:12 PM
Many children hear the phrase “drink your milk and you’ll get strong bones,” and this statement is true! Getting the right…
Jan 28, 2019, 10:37 PM
Parents can be quite sentimental when it comes to our children. The loss of their first tooth is no exception! Some parents…
Jan 14, 2019, 10:10 PM
Yogurt is a superfood, not just for your child’s body, but for his or her dental health as well! Yogurt is more popular than…
Dec 27, 2018, 9:47 PM
Toothaches are a common symptom of dental disease and almost everyone will experience tooth pain at some point in their life.…
Dec 11, 2018, 3:25 AM
As a parent, you know that kids love snacks! You may also wonder what types of snacks are best for your child’s overall…
Nov 26, 2018, 11:06 PM
The best way for you to help make sure your children have healthy, beautiful teeth is to teach them how to practice good oral…
Nov 9, 2018, 9:06 PM
Pregnancy can be a busy and stressful time and you’re likely to already have a lengthy to-do list for your pregnancy.…