What snacks are safe for braces?

What snacks are safe for braces?

Don’t despair — there are ready-made snacks that are easy on braces! Cottage cheese, Jell-O, applesauce, yogurt, pudding, soft cookies, and soft crackers are all pre-packaged for easy traveling.

Can I eat movie theater popcorn with braces?

You have probably been told that you cannot eat popcorn with braces. It’s true, regular popcorn kernels are hard and can damage the braces or even get stuck under the gums and cause an infection. However, hulless popcorn is made from a smaller kernel which is more tender and safer for braces and teeth.

What can people with braces eat instead of popcorn?

While giving up popcorn isn’t the ideal situation for many people with braces, there are other snack options that can fill that void and not damage your teeth. One such option is popcorn-flavored rice crisps. These crisps are soft and won’t damage your teeth or braces and also taste like popcorn.

What types of chips can you eat with braces?

Pringles, “baked” chips and Cheeto Puffs/Fries are great braces options for chips. Just try to remember to eat ONE CHIP AT A TIME, so that you don’t accidentally break a bracket.

What can I eat for dinner with braces?

Some easy and braces-friendly options for dinner include:

  • Ravioli and other noodle dishes.
  • Soup and salad.
  • Mac n cheese.
  • Fish and steamed veggies.
  • Spaghetti and ground beef.
  • Loaded baked potatoes.
  • Meatloaf and mashed potatoes.
  • Grilled tofu.

Can I eat mcdonalds with braces?

The normal rules for taking care of your braces apply at McDonald’s. Even though hamburgers are soft, they require a large front biting motion that may dislodge your wires. Even chicken nuggets require this motion if you eat them by hand. The solution might be to eat your McDonald’s with a fork and a knife.

Why can’t u eat popcorn with braces?

Popcorn hulls can get stuck under braces, where they are very difficult to remove. They can get wedged between teeth and below the gums, causing them to become inflamed and swollen. If you feel you can’t live without popcorn, “hulless” popcorn is safer for people with braces.

Can I eat rice with braces?

Foods you CAN eat with braces: Dairy — soft cheese, pudding, milk-based drinks. Breads — soft tortillas, pancakes, muffins without nuts. Grains — pasta, soft cooked rice.

Can I eat Kit Kat with braces?

These are some of the Halloween candies that are safe for braces: Chocolate: Soft milk or white chocolate is 100% safe to eat with braces, as long as there’s no sneaky caramel, toffee or nuts hiding inside. Stick to treats like Hershey’s kisses or even Kit Kat bars. Avoid dark chocolate, though.

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