2017 Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Announcing our Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

We are ready to see your creations for our Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest. This year our theme is anything related to “dental”. From giving your pumpkin braces to making it into the Tooth Fairy, whether your pumpkin is carved or painted we cannot wait to see your creations.

pumpkin with crown

Watch our Pumpkin Promo Video

The contest has now ended.

Thank you to everyone that participated, both contestants and voters!!!!

Please note that the vote totals are not yet final. We will announce the contest winner shortly as soon as we tally the votes. Stay tuned!

Welcome to the 2017 Pumpkin Decorating Contest

The theme for the contest is “dental”!

It is very easy to enter:
  •  Read the complete rules and eligibility here: Rules and Eligibility
  • Start decorating your pumpkin now in the theme.
  • Take a picture of you and your decorated pumpkin together.
  • Complete the entry form and upload your picture (4000x4000 pixels max). Don’t forget to give your pumpkin a name and a brief description of how your pumpkin meets the dental theme.
  • Before your entry is officially posted a member of our staff will review your entry to ensure it meets the eligibility before it is approved for posting.
  • Check back in 24-48 hours to see your posted entry.
  • Now spread the word about your entry. Tell your family and friends to vote for your entry (once per day please)! You can use the social media icons at the lower right-hand side of your entry to post a link (the link will automatically be included for you). If you want to share your entry via email, text or other means just click on the name of your pumpkin to see the link to your entry in your browser.
  • Voting starts October 9th through October 15th — one vote per day per person (based on IP address)!
  • Contest ends at 9:00 PM October 15th.
  • The more votes you get the better chance you have to win!!
  • Winners will be announced here on October 17th (so keep checking back).
  • Prizes must be picked up during normal business hours at our office.
  • Grand Prize winner is responsible for any additional costs, including, but not limited to, transportation, food, tips, and taxes.
  • Only current patients are eligible to enter  (past Pumpkin Contest Grand Prize winners are not eligible to enter).
  • Additional rules and conditions apply, please read the additional Official Contest Rules listed below.

Read the rules for complete entry details and eligibility. *(note: multiple votes from identical IP address within a short span of time are considered invalid and will be removed)

We would appreciate your review or testimonial!

Please note that all entries will be reviewed and moderated. Entries that are considered inappropriate (by the sole discretion of Appalachian Orthodontics) will be deleted. Valid entries may take 24-48 hours to be displayed on this page.

If you have any issues entering the contest please press the  Entry Questions?  button on the right.

We would appreciate your review or testimonial!


  • Grand Prize: Four (4) 1-day Admission tickets to Hershey Park (over $150 value) plus a one (1) night’s stay at a hotel near the park (valued up to $200). Tickets and hotel are valid from October 20 through 22 or October 27 through 29.
  • Second Place: Sonicare Airflosser (valued at $80).
  • Third Place: $50 Amazon Visa Gift Card.
(See Official Rules for complete details)

Contest Entries

Contest Ended

Zelda is doing a great job brushing with her new braces!

16 Votes

Princess Aligna is SO glad she found Dr. Black to have her smile aligned and ready for Prince Charming and the Halloween ball… even if it means braces and headgear.

216 Votes

Dr. Black is helping this pumpkin with her crooked teeth!

1753 Votes

It shows an orthodontist fixing a patient’s braces.

20 Votes

Pumpkin showing off his brand new braces

1812 Votes

It is about a zombie who needs a mouth scan so he can get his Invisalign

23 Votes

My pumpkins represent a patient with braces being treated by their ev-il Orthodontist. =)

84 Votes

My pumpkin meets the theme dental because if you don’t brush all the dirt off your teeth, you will get cavities.

245 Votes

Happy to show off my braces at 50

62 Votes

The tooth fairy is taking care of her braces while collecting teeth. ????

96 Votes