Making Good Food Choices
Foods to avoid when you have BRACES
Careful attention to the foods you eat is essential to the success of your orthodontic treatment. hard and crunchy foods will break braces and bend your arch wires. Sticky and chewy foods may cause poking wires and stick to your braces.
Foods to Avoid
|Sticky, Chewy Candy||Popcorn||Nuts||Hard Candy||Caramel|
|Hard Cookies||Gum||Remove Meat from Bone||Hard Shell Taco||No Chewing on Mouth Guards or Opening Bottles with Teeth|
|Pizza Crust||Thick Chips||Corn on the Cob||Toasted Bagels||Ice Cubes|
These things should NEVER go in your mouth!
Fruits and Vegetables need to be cut into Bite Size Pieces
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