Common sense will guide you through for the most part, but here are a few pointers:
- Don’t chew things that aren’t food. (ex. Pens, pencils, fingernails)
- Avoid sticky and chewy foods. (ex. Bubble gum, candy, jerky)
- Avoid hard and crunchy foods. (ex. Nuts, popcorn, Ice)
Be sure to check out our comprehensive list of what candy you CAN eat with braces.