Food to avoid with fixed braces on
There are many hard, crunchy, sticky and chewy food to avoid with braces on as they can cause parts of the brace to break and come off.
These foods include:
- Hard sweets e.g Toffee, Caramels, Boiled sweets, chewing gum. Alternative option would be chocolate but let it melt in the mouth of break off with your hand and chew using the back teeth.
- Hard breads e.g French baguette, crust on toast, crust on pizza, garlic bread. Alternative option would be a soft wrap and to avoid as best as you can to eat the crust on toast and pizza or cut it up into small piece and use the back teeth.
- Apple, pears and ...