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Halloween candy leftovers involves one of three scenarios:

1. What leftovers? The kids have devoured the treasure by November 1st.

2. Mom and Dad take part in the feast ending in groans of "why, did I eat that last chocolate pumpkin!?"

3. Or your whole family has a lot of self-discipline, and the candy gets buried in the back of a cabinet to be discovered next year.

But what if there was way to trade in those excess calories and extra cabinet space to let our military enjoy the Halloween treats too? Halloween Candy Buyback has been doing that for the last several years. The group partners with dentists all over the country to "buy" back candy with cash, coupons, tooth brushes or other items, and the dentists send candy to Operation Gratitude or other military support groups. 

Below is a list of Omaha locations from the Halloween Candy Buyback website, but PLEASE call before going to these dentists to ensure that they are still participating or call your own dentist to see if they have a similar program.

Here's to putting a smile on the troops faces and saving some calories for November and December!

Omaha Locations

Capehart Family Dentistry

2211 Capehart Road Suite 105
Bellevue, NE, 68123
Phone: (402) 885-8990
Email: [email protected]

McManigal Family Dentistry

13819 T Plaza
Omaha, Ne, 68137
Phone: (402) 905-2950
Email: [email protected]

Village Pointe Oral Surgery

17404 Burke St. Ste 102
Omaha, NE, 68118
Phone: (402) 317-5657
Email: [email protected]

Broadway Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

2612 W. Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA, 51501
Phone: 712-323-3615
Email: [email protected]

Legacy Dental

17602 Wright St. #105
Omaha, NE, 68130
Phone: 402-397-6453
Email: [email protected]

Omni Dental

1026 Woodbury Ave
Council Bluffs, IA, 51503
Phone: (712) 328-8573
Email: [email protected]

Premier Dental

17110 Lakeside Hills Plaza
Omaha, NE, 68130
Phone: (402) 330-6757
Email: [email protected]

Carolyn Kruger


Carolyn is an editor and promotions manager for ParentSavvy. She has enjoyed seeing the site grow from its infancy to its toddler stage. (And, yes, there have been growing pains in the whole process.) Carolyn was born and raised in Omaha and is thankful that such a unique site calls Omaha home. When not editing content, Carolyn can be found with her family and friends scouring local neighborhoods for untasted restaurants or exploring new stories at the movie theater. ...

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