Dried fruit snacks are advertised as a healthy option and are often a practical choice. But when the fibre and water is removed from fresh fruit to dry it the end result is a condensed sugar laden snack. Oral health coach LeighGS explains the difference and offers solutions to reduce the damage to teeth when dried fruit is only option. Dried fruit should be considered a ‘treat’ and best given at mealtimes only and avoided before bed. Parents should brush teeth with an age appropriate fluoride toothpaste. Learn more on the tips pages of Growing Smiles.
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