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It’s almost Halloween

and that means it’s candy season.

Here are a few treats that are okay to eat while in braces, and a few treats to avoid:

Avoid:

  • Starburst
  • Bubble gum
  • Peanut M&Ms
  • Snickers
  • Skittles
  • Taffy, Caramels
  • Caramel Apples
  •  Milk Duds
  • Jolly Ranchers
  • Gummy worms
  • Gummy bears
  • Swedish Fish
  • Heath Bars
  • Sugar Daddies/ Babies
  • Popcorn balls
  • Caramel corn
  • Butterfingers
  • Now and Laters
  • Tootsie Rolls/Pops
  • Rolos
  • Jaw Breakers
  • Caramel Apple Suckers
  • Dots
  • Twizzlers
  • Blow pops w/bubble gum

Okay:

  • M&Ms (no nuts)

  • Smarties (if not bit)

  • Mounds

  • Reese’s cups

  • Reese’s pieces

  • Hershey’s Bars

  • Hershey’s Kisses

  • Cotton candy

  • Twix

  • Brownies

    Cupcakes

  • Suckers (if not bit)

  • 3 Musketeers

  • Milky Way

  • Peppermint Patties

  • Pixie Sticks