Dentists frequently warn children about eating too many sweets that leave a residue that sticks to teeth and is hard to clean off. This warning applies to all age groups. Before eating that sticky boiled sweet, or taking the tobacco to chew on, pause and think of the damage you could do to your teeth. If concerns over halitosis fail to motivate you to forgo that treat, think about the pain and costs of dental treatment for tooth decay.
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