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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. Mark Nalbandian of Wired Orthodontics in Markham, ON, 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. Nalbandian encourages patients with braces to chew their food slowly so that they don’t bite down too hard on anything. Another tip Dr. Nalbandian 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.

    Contact Us

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

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    Dr. Mark Nalbandian and the team at Wired Orthodontics are experts in braces.  If you have any questions pertaining to braces, Invisalign, orthodontic surgery, dentofacial orthopedics, or TMJ/TMD in Toronto, ON: Scarborough, North York, or Markham, or would like to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Nalbandian, contact Wired Orthodontics at: 647.344.9473