You may experience some difficulty eating initially however this will ease after 1 or 2 days.
Do not eat-
- Toffees, boiled sweets, chewing gum, chocolate bars, lollies, potato crisps, etc.
- Fizzy drinks (including diet drinks), excessive amounts of fruit juice, flavoured milks and sport drinks, especially between meals.
- Hard foods which will damage the braces such as crunchy apples, raw carrots, crusty bread rolls, pizza crusts, etc. Cut these foods into small pieces.
Avoid chewing on pens, pencils and fingernails.