Great ideas for what to do with excess Halloween candy


Chances are, your kids are going to collect more candy than you want to even think about this Halloween. Here are some ideas for how to donate at least some of the candy to the troops or other organizations to make sure it gets out of the house.

Many dentists have Halloween candy buy back programs where they will pay by the pound and then send the candy to American troops on active duty. Read on for a few Annapolis area dentists in the program.

 candyDentists who buy back Halloween candy

Anne Arundel County

Annapolis Green Dental
2331 Forest Dr. Ste E
Annapolis, 410-224-4500
Email: [email protected]

Arundel Pediatric Dental Care
8531 Veterans Hwy, Suite 103
Millersville, 410-987-2273
Email: [email protected]

Baker Sisters Family Dental Care
8025 Ritchie Hwy Suite 205
Pasadena, 410-768-7740
Email: [email protected]

Collins and Associates
Pediatric Dentistry
129 Lubrano Dr. Suite #300
Annapolis, 410-224-0018

Churchton Dental Care
5570 Shady Side Rd
Churchton, 443-203-4945
Email: [email protected]

Elliott Family Dentistry
809 North Hammonds Ferry Road
Linthicum, 410-789-6111
Email: [email protected]

Calvert County

Calvert Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
10365 Southern Maryland Blvd
Dunkirk, 410-257-7200
Email: [email protected]

Koterwas Orthodontics
995 N. Prince Frederick Blvd
Prince Frederick, 410-414-5588
Email: [email protected]

North Beach Dental Care
9120 Chesapeake Ave. Ste. 301
North Beach, 443-550-8115
Email: [email protected]

Prince Frederick Dental Center
230 West Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, 410-535-5055
Email: [email protected]

Eastern Shore

Kent Island Pediatric Dentistry
160 Sallitt Drive, Suite 106
Stevensville, 410-604-2211

Howard County

Dodek Dental Group
9881 Broken Land Pkwy, Suite 102
Columbia, 410-381-1344
Email: [email protected]

Pediatric Dentistry of Columbia
10632 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Suite #337
Columbia, 410-740-0144
Email: [email protected]

Prince George’s County

College Park Dental
7305 Baltimore Ave., Ste 204
College Park, 301-927-2500
Email: [email protected]

Pinefield Dental LLC
2088 Crain Highway
Waldorf, 301-870-8100
Email: [email protected]

Superior Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
3327 Superior Lane, Suite 101
Bowie, 301-464-2323
Email: [email protected]

Click here find a dentist near you that buys back Halloween candy.

 You can also sent candy to the troops on your own through Operation Gratitude.

 Some other ideas for what to do with the candy?

  • Save it to decorate the gingerbread housees in December.
  • Take it to work — nothing disappears faster than candy at the workplace.
  • Save it for your next birthday party piñata.