UPDATE: Have a little candy!

Get Invisalign! Take them out when you eat!

Foods to Avoid When Wearing Traditional Braces in Arkansas

Foods to be avoided includes; foods high in sugar, sticky foods and Hard foods. Based on common sense, there are certain types of food you need to avoid. As often obsereved by dentists, Sticky foods can lodged between wires and brackets. Reduce your intake of sugary foods because they lead to related problems and tooth decay while hard foods can break or damage wires and brackets. Avoid biting foreign objects, pencil chewing, pen chewing and Nail biting. 

Examples of Sticky Foods to Avoid:

  • Gum (sugar-free or regular)

  • Licorice/ Caramels / Tofee

  • Tootsie Rolls

Examples of Hard Foods to Avoid:

  • Ice

  • Nuts / Hard Veggies like Carrots

  • Hard taco shells

  • French bread crust/rolls

  • Corn on the cob

  • Apples and carrots (unless cut into small pieces)

  • Chips

  • Hard Candy

  • Pizza crust

Minimize Sugary Foods like:

  • Cake

  • Ice Cream

  • Cookies

  • Pie

Only Once a Day:

  • Soda

  • Sweetened tea

  • Gatorade

  • Kool-Aid

  • Drinks with heavy sugar

It’s important to regularly check your braces for bent or loose wires and brackets. In the event of a loose/broken wire or bracket, call our office immediately to arrange an appointment for repair.

DR. CARMELLA KNOERSCHILD'S ORTHODONTIC OFFICE

CARMELLA M. KNOERNSCHILD, D.D.S.: 2015 W. PARKWAY DR., RUSSELLVILLE, AR 72802  |  PHONE: (479) 968-2138

2016 © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 

Contact

Phone: 479.968.2138

Address: 2015 West Parkway Drive 

Russellville, AR 72802, USA

Opening Hours

MONDAY-THURSDAY

8.00AM- 4 / 5.00 PM

PLEASE CALL BEFORE TO CONFIRM

WE ARE OPEN OR MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

 

© 2015 DrKStraightSmile.com/www.NoYuckBraces.com

Web Design and Digital Marketing