Foods to Avoid

Braces and wires are delicate and can easily be damaged by eating foods that are sticky or hard. If your braces become damaged or your appliance becomes broken or loose, contact our office immediately.

Avoid Sticky Foods

Caramels
Caramel apples
Cinnamon bears
Gum
Licorice
Sugar Babies
Sugar Daddies
Toffee
Tootsie Rolls

Avoid Hard Foods

Corn on the cob
Doritos
Hard candy
Hard pretzels
Ice
Jerky
Nuts
Popcorn

Cut up Hard Foods

Apples
Bagels
Carrots
Celery
Pizza crusts
Steak

Foods high in sugar may cause tooth decay. To prevent tooth decay and plaque, brush after each meal and snack. Do not pull and pick on your appliances.

Eat Less

Cake
Candy
Cookies
Ice cream
Pie

Drink Less

Drinks with sugar
Pops

Do not chew on

Fingernails
Pens
Pencils

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