can you eat cake with braces

Can You Eat Cake With Braces? (Watch Those Toppings)

Can you eat cake with braces? Yes, soft and fluffy cake is an ideal dessert for people with braces. However the sticky nature of cake causes it to stick to teeth, brackets, and wires. Hard ingredient such as nuts or chips may dislodge the brackets and tubes from the tooth.

Essentially, this means:

  • It is important to avoid cakes with hard ingredients
  • Be extra careful in cleaning your teeth and your appliances after consuming the cake

Always to let the cake either cool down if it’s a baked type or thaw a bit if it’s a chilled type. As with all foods, cutting the cake into smaller pieces and chewing with your back teeth is always advisable.

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