Suggested Foods To Avoid During Ortho

Suggested Avoidance Food List For Orthodontic Patients

DON’TS

*Don’t eat hard, sticky or chewy foods.

1. Do not chew gum.

2. Do not eat candy bars or caramel or nuts.

3. Don’t eat raw:

Apples

Peaches

Pears

Carrots

Celery

Plums

Unless they are finely sliced

4. Don’t chew meats off the bone:

Pork chops

Spare ribs

Chicken

Steak

Unless the meat is cut off the bone.

5. Don’t chew ice or nuts.

6. Don’t eat corn on the cob.

7. Don’t eat hard hoagie rolls or bagels.

8. Don’t eat pizza unless finely cut and never eat the crust at the edge.

9. Don’t eat hard or soft pretzels.

10. Don’t eat popcorn.

11. Do Not bite on pens or pencils.

Pi Dental Center, Fort Washington, PA