How Do Braces Affect What a Person Can or Cannot Eat?
To make the most of your treatment, it is important that you follow your orthodontists recommendations, which means making adjustments to your diet. Avoid sticky foods like caramel, gum and taffy, plus crunchy foods like corn chips, popcorn and nuts. Do not chew ice cubes! Hard vegetables and fruit like carrots and apples should be cut into bite-size pieces.