Dentists want your Halloween candy!

(Heather Pelat/Media General)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Parents, if you need help getting rid of that left over Halloween candy, dentists want to help.

In exchange for your candy collection, some offices will give out cash, toothbrushes or coupons. The candy they collect will then be given to groups that send the sweets to troops serving overseas.

To find the nearest office near you that is taking part in this program, click here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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