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September is finally here and the kids are back in school. Have you or your kids started any orthodontic work (braces)? Here are a few tips from the ADA (American Dental Association) on what foods to avoid, and what foods are ortho-friendly.
Foods to avoid:
If you are really craving some of these foods, then it is suggested that you cut them into small bite-sized pieces so that they are easy to chew and do not require you biting into something big.
Foods that are safe:
If you have any other questions about how to handle braces, check out the ADA's website: http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/nutrition/food-tips/
Author - Dr Jason Chan DDS