ALIGN Orthodontics of Quincy

(617) 471-0394

909 Hancock Street, Quincy MA 02170

Dr. Yong Ding DMD PhD Orthodontist

Food to Avoid During Treatment

Your braces are precise appliances that can be damaged by eating hard foods. Some soft and sticky foods can cause tooth decay and loosen or dislodge your braces.

Hard Foods to Avoid 

* Hard Candy

* Corn Chips

* Popcorn

* Jerky

* Ice

* Nuts

* Pizza Crust

* Corn on the Cob

* Whole Apple


Soft Foods to Avoid

* Bubble Gum

* Gum (except directed by orthodontist)

* Starbursts

* Twizzlers

* Tootsie Rolls

* Gummy Bears

* Caramels