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Top Foods to Eat and Avoid with Braces from Epsom Dental Care

by | Jan 20, 2022 | Orthodontics

Getting braces is an exciting time but adjusting to the changes associated with wearing your appliance can be quite a challenge.

Braces are only effective when you take care of them properly, which means some foods should be avoided throughout your treatment.

This will help you achieve the best results in the shortest time frame possible.

An excellent way to maintain the strength of your braces is picking the right foods that will not damage them.

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

What to eat 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

What NOT to 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

Consult your trusted Belmont WA dentist to get additional details about steps you can make to maintain your braces’ good condition.

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

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

Epsom Dental Care and your Dental Health

At Epsom Dental Care, we know that going to the dentist is not everyone’s favourite activity, but we will make it as enjoyable for you as possible.

We are here to answer any of your questions and ensure that you have a healthy and beautiful smile.

Same-Day Dental Emergency Appointment Available in Belmont WA

If you have any questions about our services, we are happy to answer them and also schedule you an appointment. Contact us today at (08) 9478 2349.

We are located at 5/132 Epsom Ave in Belmont WA.

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