KCC’s Guide to Eating with Braces

Guide to Eating with Braces

When it comes to your braces treatment care, KCC Orthodontics strives for excellence. While we work hard on our end, there are some ways you can care for your braces and ensure your treatment plan stays on track. Certain foods can do damage to your braces by bending wires, loosening the bonding that seals the bands to the teeth, or breaking brackets away from your teeth. Similarly, certain drinks can stain your teeth and do harm to your smile. Remembering which specific foods and drinks are helpful or harmful can get confusing. In order to help with your braces care at home, we’ve compiled a list of foods and drinks you should avoid and foods and drinks you’re safe to enjoy.

Foods to Avoid

Hard foods:

  • Popcorn
  • Nuts
  • Peanut brittle
  • Ice
  • Beef jerky
  • Jolly Rancher
  • Blowpops
  • Peppermints

Sticky foods:

  • Taffy
  • Caramels
  • Gum – any kind including sugar free
  • Gummy bears
  • Jelly beans

Highly acidic foods:

  • Lemons & limes
  • Soft drinks
  • Coffee

Foods to Enjoy

  • Mashed potatoes
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Mac & cheese
  • Ravioli
  • Soups
  • Tuna salad
  • Baked fish fillets
  • Pancakes
  • Eggs
  • Bite size steak/chicken
  • Yogurt
  • Ice cream
  • Brownies
  • Snow cones
  • Avocados
  • Smoothies
  • Soft fruits
  • Applesauce

Be Careful With

  • Fritos, Doritos, or any chip snacks
  • Hard bread rolls or bagels
  • Pretzels (hard or soft)
  • Crunchy cereal

Do not Bite Into

Large, hard, raw fruits and vegetables –

  • Cut up apples and carrots
  • Cut corn off of cob
  • Cut all meat off of bone
  • Cut up pizza

Our goal is to finish your orthodontic treatment as quickly as possible. Eating or avoiding certain foods and drinks is one way you can help us at KCC Orthodontics achieve this goal. We care about your orthodontic treatment. If you have any questions about specific foods, please contact our office.

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