These items can break your braces:  crunchy granola bar, popcorn, hard candy, picking, crunchy food, hard crusts, gum.

Special caution:  Drinking sodas while you have braces may cause permanent damage to your teeth.

Preventing problems with braces:  biting ice, chewing on pens or pencils, chewing caramel, biting whole apple.

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Call Dr. Michael Garvey, a board certified Orthodontist, a specialist in braces and Invisalign for a free consult 636-441-2777, #1 Garvey Parkway, St. Charles, MO  63303.


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