get in one's teeth

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Hi, I have a question.
What does 'get in one's teeth' mean in the following sentence?
"We would have some cookies, but it would get in our teeth."
Thank you guys...
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    American English
    It usually means to get in between teeth so that it is hard to get out ... except perhaps by flossing and brushing.

    Welcome to the forum. :D <--- big smile because we floss and brush here.
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