Taking Care
of Your Braces

Food & Habits to Avoid

  • Toffee or hard caramel
  • Gum
  • Gummies of any kind
  • Suckers or Hard Candies
  • Nougat
  • Avoid bars that have nuts, toffee, nougat
  • The best choices are Caramilk or Aero bars
  • Avoid anything hard
  • Make sure they’re soft without nuts or crunchy bits
  • Small bite size pieces only!
  • Popcorn
  • Nuts
  • Hard chips/Kettle chips/corn chips
  • Especially carrots & apples should be cut into small pieces
  • Cut kernels off the cob
  • Remove the meat from the bone
  • Nail biting
  • Chewing pencils or pens
  • Picking at braces with your fingers
  • Chewing ice cubes

We recommend your first appointment as early as 7 years old.

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