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Top Foods to Eat and Avoid with Braces from Canley Heights Dental Care

by | Nov 9, 2020 | Orthodontics

With or without braces, maintaining a well-balanced diet is always recommended because of its health benefits for the wearer.

Braces wearers need to avoid foods you usually eat during the time you haven’t had them yet.

Your diet changes for your braces as this is the best way to keep them free from damage.

What to Eat and Not to Eat While Wearing Braces

Stay away from certain snacks, given that they can only increase your risk for cavities or, worst, damage your braces.

In short, avoid sticky and sugary snacks and crunchy foods. What your braces really need are easy-to-chew on dishes that won’t harm its brackets and wires.

An excellent way to maintain your braces’ strength is by choosing the right foods that will not damage them.

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

What to Eat

  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

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

Just like your teeth, braces also need the proper care it deserves. Consult your trusted Canley Heights dentist to get additional details about steps you can make to maintain your braces’ good condition.

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

Canley Heights Dental Care will help you learn more about braces and how to take care of them properly in a very professional and efficient way.

Quality Dental Care in Canley Heights

Our team at Canley Heights Dental Care is here to make every visit to the dentist as comfortable and pleasant as possible. Contact us to make an appointment.

Visit your Canley Heights dentist today!

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Complete Course of Orthodontic Braces for $5500

Please call us on (02) 9199 9678 or book your appointment online.

We are located at 1/229 Canley Vale Road in Canley Heights.

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