Best Halloween candy for your teeth

Posted at 8:26 AM, Oct 31, 2016

Halloween is known as the number one day for free candy. But, that stuff could do some major damage to our teeth.

This morning, Dr. Michael Gigliotti of Beach Dental Center joined News 3 to break down the best and worst kinds of candy for our dental health.

In short, sticky, sour or hard candies are worse for teeth because they can get stuck and leave sugar behind. Chocolate, particularly dark chocolate is far better, especially when you factor in the other health benefits it offers.