Foods You Can Enjoy During Your Orthodontic Treatment

Getting your braces on is a very exciting time! Once your braces are in place, you’re one step closer to achieving the straight, healthy smile you deserve. If you’ve just gotten your braces on or you are considering braces, you might have concerns about your diet during treatment. Not to worry, there are plenty of delicious foods that you can safely consume while wearing your braces. As your orthodontist in Melbourne, we wanted to share a few of our favorite food options with you here:

  • Fruit smoothies
  • Casserole dishes
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Milkshakes
  • Ice cream
  • Oatmeal
  • Soft fruits like blueberries or raspberries
  • Steamed or boiled vegetables, e.g., carrots and broccoli
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Muffins
  • Pancakes
  • Rice or pasta
  • Soups
  • Grilled cheese
  • Cheeses e.g., bleu, cottage, cheddar, and swiss
  • Yogurt or pudding
  • Meat or chicken cut off of the bone
  • Fish of all kinds, e.g., tilapia, salmon, and mahi

If you have any questions regarding your diet options during your orthodontic treatment, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly staff here at your orthodontist in Melbourne. We look forward to helping you achieve your straighter smile!