Eating with braces

At Class 1 Orthodontics, we reassure patients they won’t have to change too much about their lifestyle when they undergo orthodontic treatment. However, there are some foods it’s important to avoid to ensure you achieve the very best results from treatment.


The Official Class 1 Orthodontics no eats list!

Foods NOT to be eaten during orthodontic treatment.



  • Roll Ups
  • Minties
  • Fantales
  • Starbursts
  • Red Skins
  • Gummy Bears
  • Lolly Pops
  • Jelly Beans
  • Jelly Babies
  • Licorice
  • White Knights


  • Crunchies
  • Toffee Apples
  • Mars Bars
  • Toffees
  • Dime Bars
  • Muesli Bars
  • Snickers
  • Boost Bars
  • Kit Kats
  • Maltesers
  • Milky Way Bars
  • Nougat

Hard Stuff

  • Ice Cubes
  • Whole Apples
  • Whole Carrots
  • Celery Stalks
  • Popcorn Kernels
  • Pretzels
  • Taco Shells
  • Corn Chips
  • Pork Crackling
  • Nuts
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Crusty Breadrolls
  • Spare Ribs
  • Pencil Ends
  • Fingernails


  • Hubba Bubba
  • Bubble Gum
  • Extra
  • Juicy Fruit


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