Can You Chew Gum With Braces or Invisalign?
When the patients at our practice get their braces put on, my team and I fill them in on the foods to avoid. Things like whole, raw apples, unpopped popcorn kernels, and caramels are on this list, because they can damage your brackets and wires. But what about gum? Sure, it’s led to a few impromptu haircuts over the years, but is gum really that bad for braces?