The Dental Nurse’s Guide to your Perfect Smile

DO’s & DON’Ts

  • Avoid foods which are too hard, crunchy, sticky, or chewy.
  • No one wants to see your lunch after you munch so keep your brace clean.
  • Avoid biting and tearing food. Cut food up as much as possible and take smaller mouthfuls. This helps put less stress on your brace.
  • Avoid sweets & chewing gum. These are a definite NO! NO!
  • Fancy a snack? Keep it sugar and fizzy free.
  • BAD FOODS for braces are crusty breads, French stick, corn on the cob, ribs, steak, crunchy potatoes, pizza crusts, peanuts, crunchy cereals etc
  • Feel like a sweet treat? Remember one a day keeps the dentist at bay!
  • GOOD FOODS include soft bread and rolls, pasta, soft meat, flaky fish, minced meat and eggs. Also soups, chip shop chips, soft vegetables and potatoes.

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