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Is it okay to eat lots of raw baby carrots with braces?
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Brace food
We want you to eat healthy; however, you have to be careful.
Loose braces caused by eating hard crunchy foods can make your treatment take longer. If you do eat baby carrots, chop them up into small pieces and you should be fine.

In brief: Brace food
We want you to eat healthy; however, you have to be careful.
Loose braces caused by eating hard crunchy foods can make your treatment take longer. If you do eat baby carrots, chop them up into small pieces and you should be fine.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
In brief: Absolutely not
Anything hard, sticky, or chewy will damage braces, extend your time in treatment, and make going back often for repairs very inconvenient.
Raw carrots are hard. "baby carrots" are full sized carrots that have been cut down into handy little shapes. Carrots should be shredded or cooked.

In brief: Absolutely not
Anything hard, sticky, or chewy will damage braces, extend your time in treatment, and make going back often for repairs very inconvenient.
Raw carrots are hard. "baby carrots" are full sized carrots that have been cut down into handy little shapes. Carrots should be shredded or cooked.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
And practice good oral hygene.

In brief: Yes
And practice good oral hygene.
Dr. Ray Tidman
Dr. Ray Tidman
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