July 4th is fast approaching and you know what that means. Family gatherings and BBQ. Milestone Orthodontics wants to warn his patients who wear braces about what BBQ foods to avoid. Dr. Milestone recommends following these tips to avoid a braces emergency visit to his office near Verona.
Hard foods to Avoid Include:
Corn the Cob – try taking it off the cob
Ribs on the Bone
Apples, Pears or any fruit that puts pressure directly on your braces (cut your fruit)
Hard Rolls and Bagels
Sticky Foods to Avoid Include:
Gum (sugar-free or regular) / Bubble Gum
Taffy (sorry no salt water Taffy)
Sweet Foods/Drinks to Avoid Include:
Keep Soda and Gatorade to a minimum
The team at Milestone Orthodontics near Verona wants you to have a safe and healthy celebration this July 4. Make sure to take care of those braces so that you can avoid any emergency orthodontic treatment visit. If you need us call 201-845-8411. Otherwise, enjoy the fireworks and we’ll see you soon.