Braces-Friendly Halloween Treats

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Halloween Candy Do’s & Don’ts

We love Halloween just as much as the next person, but we know how having braces can put a bit of a damper on the holiday when you’re not sure what candy you’re able to eat. To help you enjoy Halloween without damaging your braces, we’ve put together a little cheat sheet of which candies and treats you’re able to eat and which ones you should avoid. Hint: Avoid caramel apples at all costs.

Braces-Friendly Halloween Treats

  • Chocolate
  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Plain M&M’s
  • Hershey’s chocolate bars
  • Cupcakes
  • Soft cookies

Halloween Candy You Should Avoid

  • Caramel apples
  • Nuts
  • Bubble Gum
  • Hard candy
  • Jelly beans
  • Starbursts
  • Popcorn
  • Tootsie rolls
  • Lollipops (especially caramel apple pops!)


Contact Your Chapel Hill, NC Family Dentist Today!

A lot of people tell us, “I’m looking for a friendly orthodontist that provides braces near me.” If that sounds like you, then you’ve certainly come to the right place. For Hillsborough Invisalign, braces, and a full range of orthodontic treatments, visit your Chapel Hill, NC family dentist today! We can’t wait to help you begin your journey to the straight and healthy smile you’ve always wanted. To schedule an appointment at Clifton & Mauney Orthodontics, or if you have any questions about our practice, please give us a call at (919) 933-1007. You can also make an appointment online through our easy online appointment request form. Happy Halloween from all of your friends at Clifton & Mauney!