What foods should I avoid while I have braces?

Avoid eating foods that are likely to stick to or break your orthodontic wires. These include:

  • Chewy foods, Pizza crust, hard rolls, bagels, licorice, pretzels, beef jerky
  • Crunchy foods, Popcorn, chips, nuts
  • Sticky foods, Caramel candies, chewing gum, taffy, fudge
  • Hard foods, Hard candies, bone (from chicken, steak, ribs, etc.), lollipop, ice

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