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You can eat most foods with braces on, but you need to be mindful of what you eat to avoid damage to your braces.

Here are some foods you can eat with braces on:

✅Soft fruits: Soft fruits like berries, bananas, kiwi, and melons are easy to eat with braces.
✅Soups: Soups are a great option because they are soft and easy to eat, but make sure they are not too hot to avoid burning your mouth.
✅ Pastas, Grains such as rice, quinoa, oats
✅ Smoothies, Ice-cream
✅ Cooked /shredded vegetables: Cooked vegetables such as mashed potatoes, broccoli, carrots, and green beans are soft and easy to chew.
✅Eggs and dairy: Eggs are easy to eat and are a great source of protein.Dairy products like yogurt, cheese, and pudding are soft and easy to eat with braces on. ✅Bread: Soft bread like white bread, rolls, and tortillas are easy to chew.

Foods to avoid with braces on:

❌Corn chips such as Doritos
❌Hard candy
❌Chips, Taco Shells, and Hard Crackers
❌Hard rolls or bagels

Hard and sticky foods can damage your braces and result in longer treatment times.

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