Is the statement “sugar causes cavities” true? Or is it just something that people say to scare their kids away from the Halloween candy? Is sugar the reason that dentists encourage people to brush their teeth more around this period of the year? This time of year is a perfect time to answer these questions since we just had Halloween, which means candy, and after this, we will have Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, and Valentines. Many of these holidays involve large amounts of sugary sweets. We are going to answer these questions in this blog.