There is no denying that festive treats are part of the fun during the holidays. However, many of them are too sticky, hard, or crunchy for people with braces to enjoy. These types of foods can damage the wires or brackets of your braces as well as make your teeth that much more vulnerable to decay. Having traditional metal braces during the holidays can be tough when it feels like you are constantly surrounded by things you can’t have!
There are many holiday treats you should try to avoid. These include:
Fortunately, there are just as many braces-friendly treats that you can indulge in:
Peanut Butter Cups
The most important thing to remember, though, is to always brush after enjoying any sweets!