The holiday season has arrived! And with it comes many tempting treats that can make it challenging if you have braces. Here are some guidelines to help you enjoy the holidays (and keep your orthodontist happy!)
Foods to Enjoy
Green bean casserole
Pumpkin pie (without hard crust)
Foods to Avoid
Hard candies (cinnamon, peppermint)
Hard cookies (gingerbread, hard sugar cookies)
Meat on the bone (ribs, chicken wings, turkey legs)
Remember to brush and floss especially after any sugary treats. Have a wonderful holiday!
by Dr. Jill K. Mioduski
Dr. Jill grew up in North Muskegon, Michigan, a small town just off Lake Michigan. She has known she wanted to be an orthodontist since fourth grade!