Having braces means that your child needs to be more aware of what they eat. As a precaution, they should generally avoid foods that are chewy, hard or sticky.
Need something more specific? Here is a general list of foods your child should avoid when wearing braces:
The following list of foods is ok, but make sure they are cut up to avoid any issues:
If they get upset that they need to avoid certain foods, here’s a list of foods that are recommended:
Eating an all-around healthy and nutritious diet is important for your child’s teeth. A healthy diet ensures that your child gets all the essential nutrients to their bones that are undergoing changes.