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An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but not the orthodontist. Apples should be avoided, as their hard texture may cause problems with your braces.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but not the orthodontist. Apples should be avoided, as their hard texture may cause problems with your braces.

Foods to Avoid

Damaged appliances are probably the biggest nuisance to orthodontic treatment for both doctor and patient. They always mean extra appointments, inconvenience and extended treatment time. Accidents do happen, but almost every loose band, bracket or broken wire is due to patient CARELESSNESS!! Since this carelessness usually stems from poor eating habits, we ask you to avoid the following foods. Please remember that these are only examples and this list is not all-inclusive.

Sticky Foods

Hard Foods

In addition, please avoid drinking soda.

Suggested Foods

Here are some examples of foods you can eat:

Candies

Other Foods