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what can you drink with braces

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Braces: You can drink whatever you want while you have braces in moderation. Sugar will not melt the glue but it will cause decay and white spots so keep sug ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Tea: I am unaware of any contraindication to green tea and braces.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: White tea may be even better if you are concerned about staining your enamel.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Sappington
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Love It!: Cute question from a 47 year old. Anyway, it is a good idea not to overdo any sugary drinks or foods while in braces. Bacteria in plaque which loves t ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
What to do?: Thank them for good advice and then follow your Orthodontist's instructions. You should eliminate or at least limit soda consumption with OR without b ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Not recommended: Drinks that may cause dental decay should be restricted while having braces on. This includes drinks high in sugar and acid. My advise is to cut down ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
34 years experience Hepatology
Yes: The presence of braces should not affect this.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Two issues: Coffee only produces external stains on the teeth which can be minimized with proper brushing and flossing and can be removed with a professional clea ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
A few thoughts...: Intermittent pain can be caused by a carious lesion or gum recession (exposed root). If your teeth shifted and you're hitting that tooth with increase ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Unrelated: Braces and lightheadedness are unrelated. Lightheadedness usually indicates vertigo of mild nature. You can try OTC Meclizine in dosage which can be g ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes you can: Avoiding carbonation is to avoid acidic drinks that etch your teeth around the brackets. In general you should also avoid, fruit juices, red wine, an ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Stains: Coffee stains can be removed easily by your dentist so this is not a problem. What is a problem is having foods and liquids high in refined sugars and ... Read More

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