Top Foods to Eat and Avoid with Braces from Precision Dental

With braces, you’re on your way to a beautiful smile.

While you are on this journey, please be aware that eating certain types of food can damage your braces — and make your daily oral hygiene routine more challenging.

Not to worry, your orthodontic treatment will all be worth it in the end! But in the meantime, you’ll want to pay special attention to what you eat.

Let’s start with the foods you should eat and avoid.

Foods to AVOID with braces


Smaller cuts of fruits and vegetables.


Light/slim crackers or cookies.


Mashed potatoes.


Hulless popcorn.


Cheese and other dairy products.


Peanut butter and jelly.


Macaroni and other pasta and noodle dishes.

Foods you CAN eat with braces








Sticky and hard candy


Corn chips


Sticky/Hard chocolates


Hard cookies or crackers

Braces also need the proper care it deserves just like your teeth.

Talk to your trusted Fortitude Valley dentist to get more details about steps you can make to maintain your braces’ excellent condition.

At Precision Dental, we make your smile shine by providing you with expert guidance and comprehensive treatments for your dental concerns.

We will help you learn more about braces and how to take care of them properly.

Dental Health at Precision Dental!

Top Foods to Eat and Avoid with Braces from Precision Dental Brisbane, Fortitude Valley

At Precision Dental, we provide the finest and best ethical care, giving patients the chance to make fully informed decisions regarding their course of treatment.

The three fundamental principles that underlie our practice are:




Patient comfort



To support these principles, we begin treatment by building strong relationships with our patients. We are open, honest, and non-biased. We accept no substandard materials, shortcuts, or unhappy surprises.

Patient comfort is another crucial aspect of our values that contribute to the dentist-patient relationship. At Precision Dental, we know the dental experience can be overwhelming for some individuals.

To alleviate these anxieties, we provide gentle, patient-oriented care that uses modern technologies, tools, and techniques.

Dr Bill Choi has over 15 years of experience and is registered with the Dental Board of Australia. He is a member of the Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry, and the Australian Association of Laser Dentistry.

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