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What May Happen When You Eat Wrong Food with Braces?

There are two main problems with eating the wrong food when you have braces:

– If the food is hard enough, it may cause the braces to break your teeth. In these cases, you may need to visit an orthodontist for an emergency repair.

– Sticky, hard, or crunchy elements may get stuck between the wires of the braces, or between the braces and the teeth. This may attract bacteria and lead to dental issues. Even when you floss and clean regularly, some trapped pieces of food may still stay there and lead to plaques. For these two reasons, it is important to make a good decision for your diet when you are wearing braces. [1]