St. Robert, MO, Orthodontist Lists Good & Bad Movie Snacks For Braces

st robert mo orthodontist movie snacks for bracesWho doesn’t love a fun night at the movies with friends or family? Our St. Robert, MO, orthodontist definitely enjoys it! From the big screen picture to the surround sound to the delicious snacks, the immersive experience of the movie theater can lift anyone’s spirits. If you are wearing metal braces or clear braces, however, you’ll need to take a moment to rethink the snacks from the concession stand. Eat one of those large bags of popcorn, and you’ll end up in the orthodontist’s chair faster than you can say “extra butter.”

Our St. Robert, MO, Orthodontist Comes to the Rescue with Great Movie Theater Snacks for Braces

This doesn’t mean you can’t have a fun snack while you sit back in the movie theater chair and smile along with your friends. Here are just a few examples of foods that go great with movies AND braces, according to our 5-star-rated St. Robert orthodontist.

  • Hot Dogs: You can’t go wrong with a soft bun and juicy hot dog, and most if not all of the toppings are safe bets, too.
  • Chocolate Candy: Sticky treats like Skittles, caramel, Sour Patch Kids, gummy worms, and licorice can cause problems with your brackets. Instead, chocolate candies including M&Ms, Hershey’s Kisses, Kit Kats, Mounds bars, Sno-Caps, and Reese’s Pieces are a much safer bet.
  • Ice Cream and Other Frozen Goodies: Many movie theaters now carry a variety of frozen desserts, and some luxury outlets even have milkshakes, slushies, and smoothies. Everything from ice cream sandwiches to bonbons to sundaes is fine, but think twice about blended treats with hard candies mixed into them.
  • Snacks from Home: If your movie theater doesn’t mind you bringing your own snacks, consider packing a few things to bring to the movies that are safe for your braces. Some ideas of what you can bring include soft fruit (bananas, berries, grapes, or orange segments), string cheese, cucumber slices and hummus, rolled up cold cuts, or baked chips and salsa.

Call Our St. Robert, MO, Orthodontist for More Great Braces Tips!

This information is not meant as medical advice. It is provided solely for education. Dr. Thomas Bowen, our St. Robert, MO, orthodontist, would be pleased to discuss your unique circumstances and needs as they relate to this topic. Feel free to give us a call at 573.364.0700 or click here to schedule a complimentary exam and consultation with Dr. Bowen.

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