Chewing gum with braces...?

Answer It CAN damage your braces. You might have to go to your orthodontist more often to repair them. It is absolutely worth it to not chew gum that way your braces can come off sooner.

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Is it ok to chew sugar free chewing gum with braces?

I have 2 children in braces and their orthodontist told them to use sugar free chewing gum after meals if they couldn't brush. So yes, sugar free gum is all right.

Can you eat chips on 1st week of braces n if their is no pain n is it normal if braces have blak spot on side?

Yeah its fine,i had soft food for the first week like noodles,soup,pasta.But as long as the chips arent burnt or hard.The black spot depends how big it is it could just be a mark from the braces/st... Read More »

Are braces covered by insurance can braces make your teeth appear bigger or longer?

Insurance doesn't cover braces and because u have small teeth u will get small brackets the dentist can fix your chipped tooth and over bites are easily fixed with braces. Your teeth will be straig... Read More »

Braces with colorful elastic bands/simple metal braces?

I had braces too, long time back. I had gone for simple metal braces because I never really liked them and getting colored woulda simply looked more dramatic! Go for simple ones as long as you don'... Read More »