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Foods to avoid while in braces

Dr. Jennifer Buchanan - Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Foods to avoid while in braces

Avoid Sticky Foods such as:

Caramels
Candy bars with caramel
Fruit Roll-Ups
Gum
Candy or caramel apples
Skittles
Starbursts
Toffee
Gummy Bears

 

Avoid Hard or Tough Foods such as:

Pizza Crust
Nuts
Hard Candy
Corn Chips
Ice Cubes
Bagels Popcorn Kernels

 

Cut the following foods into small pieces and chew with the back teeth:

Apples
Carrots
Corn on the Cob
Pizza
Pears
Celery
Chicken Wings
Spare Ribs



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