Dr. Thomas Salinas http://wrvo.org en Sugar and cavities: The "tooth" behind what causes decay http://wrvo.org/post/sugar-and-cavities-tooth-behind-what-causes-decay <p>Halloween wouldn’t be the same without horror films, costumes, and of course, candy. The more candy, the more successful the trick-or-treating. But when children start sorting through their sugary treasures, it may not be a bad idea to have a toothbrush on standby to help combat the real horror of Halloween — cavities.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.mayoclinic.org/bio/14808331.html">Dr. Thomas Salinas</a> talks about why sugar, something most people -- particularly kids -- love, can cause <a href="http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cavities/DS00896/DSECTION=risk-factors">cavities and dental decay</a>. Dr. Salinas is a professor of dentistry at the <a href="http://www.mayoclinic.com/">Mayo Clinic</a>, a world renown medical practice and research group in Rochester, Minnesota.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Salinas.</strong></p><p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care 45771 at http://wrvo.org Sugar and cavities: The "tooth" behind what causes decay