When wearing braces, eating the right types of foods is one of the most important aspects of preventing problems like broken wires or brackets falling off.

Here are some of the most common types of foods that should be eaten and avoided during the entire time that a person spends in braces:

Foods to eat with braces

  1. Smaller cuts of fruits and vegetables
  2. Light/slim crackers or cookies
  3. Mashed potatoes
  4. Hulless popcorn
  5. Cheese and other dairy products
  6. Peanut butter and jelly
  7. Macaroni and other pasta and noodle dishes

Foods to avoid with braces

  1. Nuts
  2. Ice
  3. Popcorn
  4. Sticky and hard candy
  5. Corn chips
  6. Sticky/Hard chocolates
  7. Hard cookies or crackers

Eating with braces doesn’t need to be boring!

Now that you know what you can and can’t eat while wearing braces, you are able to choose from a wide range of braces-friendly foods that are readily available and easily prepared.

Just like your teeth, braces also need the proper care it deserves. Consult your trusted West Ryde dentist to get additional details about steps you can make to maintain your braces’ good condition.

At My Local Dentists West Ryde, we let your smile shine by providing you with expert guidance and comprehensive treatments for your dental and orthodontics concerns.

My Local Dentists West Ryde will help you learn more about braces and how to take care of them properly and efficiently.

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Alongside our dentists, the supporting staff at My Local Dentists West Ryde are extremely talented, dedicated, and experienced. Working together, we ensure that each visit with us is as pleasant as possible.

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