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Health Tip: Care for Your Braces

Health Tip: Care for Your Braces

Avoid these foods

(HealthDay News) -- Wearing braces means having to watch what you eat, particularly foods that can become trapped and trigger tooth decay.

If you wear braces, the American Dental Association says you should avoid:

  • Foods high in sugar.
  • Popcorn.
  • Corn-on-the-cob.
  • Whole apples.
  • Sticky foods, such as chewing gum.