You can sometimes experience difficulty eating initially however this will ease after one or two days.
Do not eat-
- Boiled sweets, toffees, chocolate bars, chewing gum, lollies or potato crisps.
- Avoid fizzy drinks (including diet drinks), drink fruit juices moderately, avoid flavoured milks and sport drinks, especially between meals.
- Also avoid hard foods which can damage the braces such as crunchy apples, raw carrots, crusty bread rolls, pizza crusts, etc. Cut up these foods into small pieces.