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Top Foods to Eat and Avoid with Braces from Captivate Dental

by | Nov 9, 2020 | Orthodontics

Show off your new braces!

Now you have them, what do you do to take care of them?

Here’s what you need to know to properly take care of your braces throughout the entire orthodontic treatment.

Eating with Braces

Soon you will be snacking on popcorn and tortilla chips again in no time!

But before you can start enjoying some of the treats you love, you will need to take special precautions to avoid any foods that could damage your new appliances.

Here’s a quick list of foods that are good for your braces and foods that your braces might hate you for chewing.

Foods to avoid with braces:

  1. Smaller cuts of fruits and vegetables
  2. Light/slim crackers or cookies
  3. Mashed potatoes
  4. Hulless popcorn
  5. Cheese and other dairy products
  6. Peanut butter and jelly
  7. Macaroni and other pasta and noodle dishes

Foods you CAN eat with braces:

  1. Nuts
  2. Ice
  3. Popcorn
  4. Sticky and hard candy
  5. Corn chips
  6. Sticky/Hard chocolates
  7. Hard cookies or crackers

Braces also need the proper care it deserves. Consult your trusted Cheltenham dentist to get additional details about steps you can make to maintain your braces’ good condition.

Here at Captivate Dental, we let your smile shine by providing you expert guidance and comprehensive treatments for your dental and orthodontics concerns.

Captivate Dental will help you learn more about braces and how to take care of them properly.

Complete Dental Care in Cheltenham!

Captivate Dental is conveniently located in Cheltenham near Brighton (near Kingston City Hall and Cheltenham Station).

We provide the highest quality care and enable patients to make informed choices. Our competent, caring staff provides value through excellent diagnostic skills and efficient use of the best quality materials.

Captivate Dental offers a wide variety of preventative and cosmetic dental treatment for kids, seniors, and everyone between!

For more information, call us on (03) 9553 1249. Visit us on the web, or use our convenient online booking page.

We are located at 36 Chesterville Road in Cheltenham.

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