5 Fun Braces-Friendly Holiday Treats

With the holiday season here, your kids are looking to indulge in some sweet holiday treats.

Unfortunately, when your child has braces, some of the traditional treats can cause more harm than good. Hard candies can damage your child’s braces, and sticky treats can become caught and hard to remove. The good news is, is that there are plenty of holiday treats that you can make for your child to help them satisfy their sweet tooth and join in on the holiday fun.

 

Holiday Recipes Safe for Braces

When creating the perfect holiday treat that is safe for your child’s braces, focus on ingredients that incorporate soft foods. Peanut butter, chocolate, gelatin-based treats, and dairy products are all safe options that won’t cause damage to braces. Some other treats you can make for your child include:

The holidays can be hard for children with braces, but by incorporating some of the above treats, you can get them into the festive spirit. Always remember that no matter how brace-friendly the treat is, your child will need to properly clean their braces and teeth after eating them. Proper dental hygiene and the right snacks can provide a happy holiday for all.

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