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Looking for ways to stay productive and focused throughout the day? Here are a few tips that can help you maintain your energy levels and stay on track with your tasks. Check out these smile-friendly summer snacks that can help you stay motivated and efficient throughout the day. 

      • Fresh Fruit. As summer arrives, it brings with it an abundance of fresh and juicy fruits that are in season. Fruits are high in fiber content promote good dental health, making them an ideal smile-friendly summer snack option.

      • Leafy Greens: Dark, leafy greens like kale, spinach, and collard greens have calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, and Magnesium; all essential for healthy teeth and gums.

      • Cheese, Milk, and Yogurt: Dairy is a delicious source of calcium, which supports strong bones and teeth.

    As the summer heat sets in, it’s time to get creative with the way we consume fruits. These are just a few of our favorite ways to eat fruit:

        • From frozen strawberries and fresh lime juice to bananas and frozen mango, simply blend and enjoy!

        • Frozen fruit bars. Creating delicious fruit bars is a breeze with just a popsicle mold and some fresh fruit puree.

        • A fruit salad. Try grapes, cherries, peaches, kiwis, pineapple, and strawberries.
          Whatever your family loves!

        • Fruit kabobs. Have your kids make their own fruit kabobs, or, you can try fruit and
          cheese kabobs for an extra calcium boost.

        • Fruit necklaces. Delicious and easy to make! Just be prepared for a bit of a mess!

        • Fruit pizza. Use watermelon as a base for this “pizza” and have your kids top with their favorite fruits!

      We would love to keep the conversation going and hear about your favorite smile-friendly summer snacks that bring a smile to your face! If you have any healthy recipes you make at home, share them in the comments below or on our Facebook page! We’d love to see what kinds of creative snack ideas you’ve come up with.

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