How to Avoid Cavities During the Holiday Season – American Dental Association

6 Tips for Cavity-Free Holidays

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Timing matters

Timing matters. While everything is fine in moderation, it helps to eat sweets and other sugary foods with meals or shortly after mealtime. Saliva production increases during meals and helps cancel out acids produced by bacteria in your mouth and helps rinse away food particles.

Source: How to Avoid Cavities During the Holiday Season – American Dental Association