Month: December 2012

Naughty or Nice: Eat right and your braces will thank you

If you’re having a hard time deciding whether or not you should have a specific thing to eat, ask yourself these three questions:

1. Is it chewy?

2. Is it hard?

3. Is it full of sugar?

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If the answer to any of these is “yes,” then you won’t exactly be smiling bright come the new year. Here is our list of holiday foods braces wearers may face — both naughty and nice. Stick to the Nice List and your teeth will have a Happy Holiday!


The Naughty

  • Popcorn
  • Bubble gum
  • Cranberries/cranberry sauce
  • Peanut brittle
  • Carmel
  • Candy Canes
  • Coffee
  • Soda
  • Alcohol (high in sugar mixes)

The Nice

  • Turkey
  • Ham
  • Soft veggies
  • Stuffing
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Pie
  • Eggs
  • Deviled eggs
  • Coffee cake

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