Richard T. Jones, DDS, PS
phone (206) 542-6188
fax (206) 546-0923
info@jonesorthodontics.com

Foods to Avoid

Orthodontic brackets and wires can be fragile and easily damaged by eating hard and sticky foods. If you damage your braces or any part of your appliance becomes loose between visits, please call our office.

AVOID STICKY FOODS
Caramels
Caramel Apples
Sugar Daddy
Sugar Babies
Gummy Bears
Licorice
Toffee
Tootsie Rolls
Gum
AVOID HARD FOODS
Nuts
Hard Pretzels
Ice
Hard Candy
Jerky
 
LIMIT FOODS HIGH IN SUGAR CONTENT
BRUSH AFTER EVERY MEAL OR SNACK
Soda Pop(diet ok)
Candy
Energy or Sport Drinks
YOU MIGHT WANT TO CUT UP …
Apples
Bagels
Corn on the Cob Steak
AVOID CHEWING
Pens Pencils Fingernails