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Which things should you eat and not eat with permanent retainers?

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Dr Gary Chapman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: The Food list

Unfortunately, "permanent retainers" are not so permanent if you eat certain foods.
Biting into carrots, celery, any harder type foods can dislodge the retainer. The orthodontic food list will still apply for the most part. When your retainer fails, replace it immediately.

In brief: The Food list

Unfortunately, "permanent retainers" are not so permanent if you eat certain foods.
Biting into carrots, celery, any harder type foods can dislodge the retainer. The orthodontic food list will still apply for the most part. When your retainer fails, replace it immediately.
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