Just because you have braces or other orthodontic appliances, that doesn’t mean Halloween has to be to completely treat-less. Braces-friendly Halloween treats can help you enjoy the “spook-ta-cular” holiday.
Here are a few tips to keep in mind for a spooktacular braces-friendly Halloween!
Plain chocolate candy — bring on the Reese’s peanut butter cups!
Thanks to Pinterest, we found GREAT ideas for festive Braces Friendly Halloween Treats!
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Candy To Avoid
Hard, sticky, chewy, crunchy candies
Examples: Jolly Ranchers, Tootsie Rolls, Suckers (Blow Pops!), Laffy Taffy, Gobstoppers, Bubble gum
Other Foods To Avoid
Popcorn, nuts, hard pretzels
This time of year, from Halloween to the New Year, it’s especially important to remember to brush at least 2 times a day and floss once daily. Chew sugar-free gum after eating to increase saliva flow to neutralize the acids in your mouth. Drink lots of water.