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Braces Friendly Recipes

Published on February 01, 2019

One of America’s unofficial holiday is here...The Superbowl. While the Superbowl divides people, rooting for one team or the other, one thing that for sure brings everyone together is food.

However, if you just received braces, this unofficial holiday may be a little tough when it comes to food. Here is your official guide to food items you should avoid if you have braces and food items that are soft enough for your teeth.

First thing’s first, which foods are off limits? Stay off and avoid these types of foods. These braces friendly recipes:
  • Hard nuts, candies, hard fruits (like apples and pears)
  • Hard vegetables (like carrots and corn on the cob)
  • Chips
  • Taco shells
  • Pizza crust
  • Pretzels
  • Sticky stuff like taffy, gum and caramels
  • Foods high in acidity that could cause discoloration like lemons, limes and sodas.
Superbowl Friendly Foods: 

  • Burger Sliders
  • Mashed Potatoes 
  • Guacamole
  • Meatballs 
  • Smooth potato salad
  • Cole slaw
  • Soft Tacos
  • Ice cream
  • Cupcakes
  • Creampies
  • Soft pastries
  • Soups
  • Pasta
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Mercer Island or Fairwood office. 

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