Want to speed up your treatment and stay on the path? Following the right eating habits and having the proper diet can get you out of the woods in no time. Foods that need cleaning off your braces may lead to discoloration and decay of your teeth. Even though your braces and wires are metal, they are fragile and can break or bend from the foods listed below, or you can click the button below to download the Orthodontics Diet Chart.


Owlbert does have some tricks up his sleeve to help you on your journey:

Cut meat off of the bone and fruit and vegetables into small bite-size pieces. Gum is allowed as long as it is sugarless.


Brush after every meal including snacks. If you are unable to brush, rinse your mouth out thoroughly with water or chew a piece of sugarless gum.