People love to indulge during the holiday season. Between all the parties, school events, family dinners, and break room treats, it is hard to stay healthy yet enjoy the season. Many people are aware of how the holidays may affect their fitness and weight, but often people overlook the damage to dental health that comes from holiday indulgence. This guide is intended to give you healthy holiday treat ideas and help you enjoy the holiday season while maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Preventative dental care, healthy moderation, and wise choices are the key elements to a healthy holiday mouth.
According to the National Institute of Dental Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), over half of those in the U.S. survive from oral cancer after five years. If this condition is caught early enough, the chances of successful treatment are high.