Treats for Troops | VideoRene Thibault | 11/1/2012
Kids are encouraged to bring in a portion of their candy and art work to be sent overseas. The dental group paid a dollar for every pound of candy brought in by a youngster. And they are proud to help support healthy teeth and those serving the country.
“It`s not only to promote dental health, good treats, bad treats, but also to give the troops something that says somebody over here is thinking of them," said Terrie Ames of the Souris Valley Dental Group.
Sugar consumption for kids around the world increases by two percent every year, and currently sits at 50 million tons per year.