May set back your treatment time because they can damage the wires or loosen your brackets or bands.
|• Apples or Carrots (unless cooked or cut into small pieces)|
|• Corn on the Cob (unless cut off of the cob)|
|• Nuts||• Ribs/Wings (cut meat off)|
|• Popcorn||• Hard Pretzels|
|• Hard Candy||• Ice Cubes|
|• Bagels||• Tortilla Chips/Hard Tacos/Nachos|
|• Pizza Crusts||• Seeds|
May setback treatment time because they can bend the wires or damage the cement bonds holding the bands in place.
|• Caramels||• Taffy|
|• Starbursts||• Caramel Apples|
|• Toffee||• Sugar Daddies|
|• Licorice||• Sugar Babies|
|• Tootsie Rolls||• Gummy Bears|
|• Chew sugarless gum only|
|• No bubblegum, even if it is sugarless|
May cause permanent staining and decay of your teeth. You should brush your teeth as soon as possible after eating any of these foods.
|• Ice Cream||• Cake|
|• Cookies||• Pie|
|• Soft Drinks||• Candy|