How about chewing gum with braces?

Gum usually is not recommended. It can get caught on braces and pull them off. In addition, the sugar in the gum can get around and behind the braces and cause cavities. In some cases, it may be possible for you to chew a sugar free, non stick gum such as Freedent® or...

Will I still be able to play sports?

Yes, it is advised that patients protect their smiles by wearing a mouth guard when participating in any sports activity. We recommend that patients get their mouth guards from any local sports store. Guards that you can boil and bite seem to work best so they can be...