Patient Information

Need to avoid hard, sticky and crunchy food during orthodontic treatment to prevent damage of wires and braces

Avoid the following

  Nuts (allowed if they are blended)

  Pizza crust

   Hard candy

    Hard fruits (apple, pear) need to be sliced in pieces

   Carrots (allowed if smashed or blended)

  Foods that require biting into — corn on the cob, apples, carrotsces

 Popcorn, chips, ice

 Hard and sticky foods

 Crunchy foods

  Acidic drinks

  Sugar foods

   Pretzels and hard crackers

 Certain types of hard and crunchy cereals

 Croutons in salads, unless they have softened

Sticky and Hard chocolate

Further written information will be given by your orthodontist