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Great Braces-Friendly Recipes from the American Association of Orthodontists

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You just got braces at Whitlock Orthodontics and Dr. Boyd Whitlock has informed you that during your orthodontic treatment you will want to avoid eating anything sticky, hard, crunchy, or chewy. What does this leave for you to eat? Lettuce? Nothing? Luckily, our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists, or AAO, created a variety […]

YUM! Here’s a great BRACES-FRIENDLY Spring recipe! From Whitlock Orthodontics

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Winter is over, and the weather is finally starting to get warmer. Our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) made an appetizing (and braces-friendly!) spring dish that is sure to delight. Remember, a healthy diet provides essential nutrients and helps you achieve the best possible result from your orthodontic treatment. Soy Simmered Chicken […]

Foods to Avoid during your Orthodontic Treatment

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There are a variety of foods Dr. Boyd Whitlock wants you to avoid while you’re wearing braces. Some foods can occasionally damage braces, but certain foods can bend the wires or even break the brackets on your braces. If you’re wearing braces, you should avoid starch, sugar and gummy foods, as these foods can be […]

Looking for a delicious braces-friendly dessert? We’ve got a great recipe!

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You have braces from Whitlock Orthdontics, and you’re probably wondering what to eat. You can’t have gum, popcorn or other delicious but braces-unfriendly foods. But fear not! Our friends at the American Association of Orthodontists have a delicious recipe that will satisfy both your sugar craving and hunger. Apple Bombolini Ingredients: Rustic dough • 9 […]

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