It’s about to get spooky! Do you have your costume ready?
Halloween can be a challenging holiday for kiddos with braces. Those pumpkin-buckets full of sweet treats can be tempting, but don’t forget to take care of your braces this year! No need to feel left out though; there are still several yummy options that you can enjoy while in orthodontic treatment.
Sweet treats to avoid on Halloween (or anytime):
These goodies could cause damage to your brackets or appliances. No one wants to worry about poking wires or broken brackets on the spookiest night of the year!
Swap hard and sticky candy for these delicious sweets instead:
Chocolate bars without nuts
Peanut Butter Cups
Apple bites dipped in caramel sauce
Root beer floats
Remember even “safe” candies can cause cavities. Be sure to brush and floss after enjoying your Halloween haul! You can use your Christmas-tree brushes to clean around individual brackets. Also, if you need a treat bag, use your Sturgill Orthodontics drawstring backpack. Feel free to come pick one up if you don’t have one already!
The Sturgill Orthodontics Team wishes you a safe and Happy Halloween!