Don’t Let Halloween Treats Tear Up Your Braces!

Did you know that more people visit their orthodontist for emergency appointments in the weeks following Halloween than at any other time of the year? Eating an abundance of Halloween candies that are less than ideal for your orthodontic appliances is likely to blame. Certain types of candy can be devastating to braces, fixed retainers and other types of orthodontic gear and “sticky” candies are the number one enemy of braces. (more…)