Braces-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipe

Braces-Friendly Thanksgiving Food

Our team at KCC Orthodontics can’t wait for Thanksgiving next week! We’ll be taking time to reflect on our appreciation for our many blessings. Thanksgiving is also our opportunity to share memories with friends and family and eat our favorite foods. Good news! Traditionally, Thanksgiving food is already braces-friendly!

With braces, you’ll want to eat foods that are soft – turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry, stuffing, and gravy. In addition, watch out for any hard foods that may bend your wire or break brackets or appliances.

Psst… if you’re wearing Invisalign, you are free to eat all the Thanksgiving foods! Be sure to remove your aligners when eating.

For a good braces-friendly recipe, this is one of our team’s favorites. This recipe uses all the Thanksgiving staples we mentioned above. Also, it makes a perfect dish for leftovers! This recipe is great for you if you are in braces and it is kind to sore teeth!

Braces-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipe


1 can (or tube) of crescent rolls

¾ cup turkey – cooked & shredded

¾ cup stuffing

¾ cup mashed potatoes

1 cup of cranberry sauce

¼ cup warm gravy (will be for serving)


  1. Turn the oven on to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Roll out crescent rolls & fill with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. A spoonful of each ingredient will do!
  4. Roll the crescent rolls up (or fold over edges if that’s easier).
  5. Arrange on baking sheet & bake for 12-15 minutes until golden
  6. When serving, provide gravy to dip the roll in

What a simple recipe! We hope you enjoy this meal as much as your time spent with those you love! You may store these Thanksgiving crescent rolls in the fridge for a few days. To reheat, use the microwave or conventional oven.

The Katy ClearChoice Orthodontics team is so thankful for you and hopes you enjoy this recipe, along with your time with loved ones. Happy Thanksgiving, KCC Ortho family!

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As a Treatment Coordinator or TC, these ladies' role is to meet with each one of our new patients!

You can expect them to listen to your needs and desires and then relay them to Dr. Gutierrez.

They’ll gather notes from Dr. G as he determines the correct treatment plan. 📝 Then explain all the ortho terms to you in a way you can better understand!

Our Treatment Coordinators will put together estimated fees based on your unique treatment plan and go over them with you.

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They captured this photo at Katy Heritage Park.

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🔹The MKT Train, “The Katy”, last operated in 1988
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To schedule your next appointment, please call our office (281) 392-0888. We look forward to seeing you!

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Hello! My name is Dr. Jorge Gutierrez. I have the pleasure of being the primary doctor at KCC Orthodontics. It is an honor getting to serve Houston, Katy, and the surrounding communities!

I hope to bring smiles to the people of our community and be a light to their lives. It's about more than straightening teeth for me.

If we’ve met, thank you for your trust in us! If we haven’t, I hope that we get to meet soon. To request a free consultation, please message us or call us at (281) 392-0888 so our team can assist you in scheduling.

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Both of these treatments are designed specifically and uniquely for YOU!

Call us and let’s chat about how our digital scanner can benefit your orthodontic treatment! (281) 392-0888

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