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Foods to Avoid With Braces

 

There are so many choices of food, but if you have braces you may be wondering what foods you can eat with braces and what foods to avoid with braces. No hard foods? No sticky foods? What foods can you eat? With a little guidance from Dr. Gary Brigham of Brigham Orthodontics in Maricopa County, AZ, you can enjoy all of your favorite foods like these crock pot mashed potatoes!

The Perfect Meal After Getting Your Braces Tightened

foods to avoid with braces

Foods to Avoid With Braces

  • Sticky/hard candy
  • Popcorn
  • Pretzels
  • Seeds
  • Nuts
  • Tough-to-chew meats

How to Eat with Braces

How you eat with braces is also very important. Dr. Brigham encourages patients with braces to chew their food slowly so that they don’t bite down too hard on anything. Another tip Dr. Brigham offers patients is to cut their food up into smaller pieces, especially apples, carrots, chewy bread, and spaghetti noodles. Moreover, biting using the side of your mouth is much easier.

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If you’re considering braces, or already have braces and aren’t sure of what foods to avoid with braces, we here at Brigham Orthodontics in Maricopa County, AZ want to hear from you! Contact us!

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Dr. Gary Brigham and the team here at Brigham Orthodontics are experts in braces. If you have any questions pertaining to Invisalign Teen, braces, or clear braces in Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Phoenix, or Maricopa County, AZ, or would like to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Gary Brigham, contact Brigham Orthodontics at: 480.595.8444

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  • Ever since I got my braces off, everyone says "Oh my God, I love your teeth", and all I say is that my orthodontist is just amazing! I thought I would just tell you that.... ”

    - G.D. 15 yrs old
  • “My case was so difficult in my eyes. I had braces with surgery to both jaws. Words cannot express how much I am amazed with the outcome of my beautiful teeth. I am extremely grateful to Dr. Brigham and his amazing staff. THANK YOU!!!! ”

    - K.S. 33 yrs old
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    - P.D. 52 yrs old
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    - Dr. M.S., Professor of Clinical Orthodontics Case Western Reserve University
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    - Dr. A.L., Clinical Director of Orthodontics Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health

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