Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County I & II
Commack (631) 486-6364
Medford (631) 320-0880

Nutrition and diet go hand in hand when helping your children maintain proper oral health. Although we all love the occasional delicious sugary or sticky treat, these sweets aren’t good for our overall health or oral health, especially for young children.

It’s important to instill in your children at a young age how important it is to maintain a healthy and balanced diet, and that what you eat affects those big beautiful smiles!

Below are a few of the best snacks your child can munch on to promote a healthy smile and overall healthy diet. Let us know what healthy snacks are your child’s favorite on our Facebook page.

Fresh Fruit & Raw Vegetable

  • Oranges
  • Apples
  • Tangerines
  • Broccoli 
  • Celery 
  • Carrots
  • Cucumber
  • Tomatoes 


  • Unsweetened Cereal
  • Pasta
  • Plain Crackers 
  • Popcorn (no butter)
  • Bread

Milk and Dairy Products

  • Milk
  • Yogurt
  • Cheese
  • Cottage Cheese


  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Nuts
  • Seeds 

(Healthy snack ideas courtesy of Colgate.)