Braces-Friendly Halloween Candies To Enjoy (& To Avoid)

braces wearer wondering what candy to eat at HalloweenJust because you have braces doesn’t mean you can’t take part in Halloween fun—and we’re talking about the candy! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of Halloween tips that can help brace wearers choose the right candy (and avoid the bad!) and for trick-or-treating home owners to pass out candy that allows brace wearing trick-or-treaters to take part in the sweet fun.

What Halloween candy brace wearers CAN eat

There is hope (and candy)! Traditional brace wearers can eat sweets at Halloween, such as:

  • Hershey’s
  • 3 Musketeers
  • Kit Kats
  • Oreos
  • Hershey kisses
  • M&M’s
  • Reese’s Pieces
  • Peanut Butter Cups
  • Sixlets
  • Sweet Tarts
  • Andes mint candies
  • Crackers
  • Graham crackers
  • Soft cookies
  • Apples
  • Apple cider

Need to know if your favorite candy is brace-friendly? Ask us!

What Halloween candy brace wearers should avoid

To avoid damaging your brace hardware, avoid these foods:

  • Caramel
  • Taffy
  • Popcorn
  • Nuts
  • Hard cookies
  • Gum
  • Marshmallows

If you have any other questions, ask your dentist. Happy Halloween!

Area Dental Clinic

We provide a full range of technologically advanced dental services for all ages. At your first visit you can expect a comprehensive exam by Dr. Gibson, Dr. Thomas or Dr. Pausma and necessary x-rays. The doctor will determine what kind of cleaning you will need and diagnose all needed treatment.