When wearing braces, be careful about what you eat, but you can still enjoy Halloween treats. Think about yummy chocolate melting in your mouth, mmm. If candy is soft and melts, it likely fine to eat without hurting your braces.
Anything candy that is sticky or too hard can knock your brackets loose and should be avoided.
Here is a reminder list to keep in mind when digging through the candy bowl:
Yes-Yes (Best bet to let most candy melt in your mouth a little before chewing)
- Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
- Hershey’s Kisses
- Three Musketeers
- Kit Kats
- Nestle Crunch Bars
- M&M’s (Plain or Peanut Butter)
- Sugar-free gum
- Hershey’s Bars with Almonds
- Jelly Beans
- Laffy Taffy
- Tootsie Rolls
- Candy or caramel apples
Make sure to brush your teeth very well after eating these sweet treats to avoid cavities. Enjoy !!