Wondering what to do with all that candy? 5 Halloween candy buybacks in Birmingham

Birmingham, Asbury United Methodist Church, trunk or treat, Halloween, candy
Birmingham, Asbury United Methodist Church, trunk or treat, Halloween, candy
So you’ve got all that candy. Now what? Photo via Asbury United Methodist Church

Now that your little trick or treaters scored big, are you really gonna let them eat all that Halloween candy? If you don’t want to listen to endless begging for candy all. the. time. you probably want to know about 5 Halloween candy buybacks in Birmingham.

1. Over the Mountain Dentistry in Mountain Brook gives kids money for candy

Yes, dentists will buy your extra Halloween candy. For money. Graphic from Over the Mountain Dentistry via Facebook
  • When: November 4-5, 9AM-4PM
  • Where: Over the Mountain Dentistry
  • Address: 2850 Cahaba Road, Suite 140, Mountain Brook, AL
  • What: $1 per pound, 5 pound max. All candy goes to troops overseas.

2. Oak Mountain Pediatric Dentistry turns extra Halloween candy into prizes and meals

  • When: November 4-8, 8AM-noon, 1:30-5PM
  • Where: Oak Mountain Pediatric Dentistry
  • Address: 6930 Cahaba Valley Road, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL
  • What: turn Halloween candy into prizes. Every pound of candy = one meal donated to the Jimmie Hale Mission.

3. Liberty Park Children’s Dentistry participates in Operation Gratitude

  • When: November 1 and 4-6
  • Where: Liberty Park Children’s Dentistry
  • Address: 1950 Stonegate Dr. Suite 100, Vestavia, AL
  • What: get money for selling your extra Halloween candy. They send it to soldiers overseas and first responders at home.

4. Birmingham Smiles Dentistry in Hoover turns candy into treasures

These little tooth cookies from Sweet to the Soul Bakery were about the cutest things ever. Photo from Birmingham Smiles Dentistry via Facebook
  • When: November 4-7
  • Where: Birmingham Smiles Dentistry
  • Address: 2120 Lynngate Drive, Hoover, AL
  • What: if kids bring in a sandwich baggie full of candy, they can pick a toy from the treasure chest. Candy goes to soldiers, vets and first responders through Operation Gratitude.

5. Finally, a fun PSA from Dr. Kevin Alexander in Crestline

Dr. Alexander with a little tube of toothpaste. Photo from Kevin J. Alexander, DMD, PC via Facebook

I heard from one of our Bham Nowers that Dr. Kevin Alexander in Crestline would give out toothbrushes in exchange for Halloween candy. Since I wasn’t able to verify that, and since he’s advertising the buyback at Over the Mountain Dentistry, I thought I’d let his office get the last word.

Whatever you do with your Halloween candy, remember to “floss your fangs.”


Whatever you do with your Halloween candy, remember to floss your fangs. Photo from Facebook

Now tell us, Birmingham, what are your favorite Halloween candy buybacks in town? Tag us on social @bhamnow and let us know.

Author: Sharron Mendel Swain

Writer, Interviewer + Adventurer | Telling stories to make a difference