Foods to avoid while you’re wearing braces

SNACKS:
Popcorn, Nuts, Hard Chips (nacho, crunchy cheetos, big pretzels), and Hard Pizza Crust.
CANDY:
Jaw breakers, Now-N-Laters, Gummy Bears, Taffy, Carmel, and ABSOLUTELY NO bubble or chewing gum of any kind.
OTHER FOODS:
Apples, Carrots, Celery, Corn on the Cob, Fried Chicken.
NOTE: These are foods that you would normally bite into with your front teeth. You can still have these good foods, but please cut them into small bite-size pieces.
Remember, No Ice Crunching!
Also, nail biting and picking at your braces with anything can also cause brackets to come loose/off which can prolong your treatment.
Dr. Hablinski and our team thank you for your cooperation!

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