School is synonymous with pencils, paper, books and delicious snacks. How can you make sure your Little Hero gets the most out of his/her snacks while keeping a bright and shiny smile? It’s simple! Healthy snacking, coupled with your parental guidance, can make the most heroic partnership! Get ready to fight for optimum oral hygiene while warding off the ravenous Sugarbugs with Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry’s tips for healthy snacking.

Be the Hero!

Your little ones will always find the guidance they need in you, the real hero. Let your Little Hero see that you’ll take delicious fruits and vegetables over a sugary candy any day of the week! You can additionally up the ante and get creative with your snacking options.

Mix and match your snacks to create tasty combinations, such as apple slices with peanut butter or yogurt sprinkled with bananas and granola. Encourage your kids to suit up and help you create the most powerful snacks around! Remember, these moments will do wonders to your Little Hero’s oral health while creating a stronger relationship with you.

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The Possibilities Are Endless!

That delicious and energy-packed lunch you prepared can only be followed by a snack of similar heroic proportions. So, what tasty treat should you choose? Don’t worry, the options really are endless!

  • Fruits
    • Pears
    • Oranges
    • Melons
    • Berries
    • Pineapple
  • Grains
    • Unsalted pretzels
    • Cereal
    • Plain bagels
  • Nuts and Seeds
    • Pecans
    • Almonds
    • Sunflower seeds
    • Pumpkin seeds
    • Cashews
  • Dairy
    • Cottage cheese
    • String cheese
    • Yogurt

Have an Action-Packed Adventure!

Your Little Hero will be part of many heroic missions during the school year, so take the necessary steps to keep him/her fully equipped! The battle against the hungry Sugarbugs can be long and tough, but the caped crusaders at Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry are here to help your child come out victorious. Our tools are loaded and our power chambers are charged. Visit our headquarters in Mission for all of your dental hygiene needs!

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