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?


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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