Foods to Avoid

At Culberson Orthodontics, we provide braces for all ages, and no matter who you are, we want to make sure your orthodontic treatment process produces the best possible results in a timely manner. Please be careful which foods you eat while in treatment, and avoid the following:


  • Bagels
  • DoritosFritos
  • Cheetos
  • Pizza Crust
  • Bagel Chips
  • Soft Pretzels
  • Hard Pretzels
  • Raw Carrots
  • Raw Celery
  • Sugary Gum
  • Gummy Bears
  • Jelly Beans
  • Salt Water Taffy
  • Hard Candy
  • Potato Chips
  • Chunky Peanut Butter
  • Hard Cookies
  • Hard Taco Shells
  • Licorice
  • Ice
  • Caramels
  • Peanuts
  • Popcorn
  • Lifesavers
  • Any Other Hard, Chewy
  • or Sticky Foods


Additional Guidelines:

  • Steak, chicken, and ribs must all be cut away from the bone.
  • Corn on the cob should be cut away from the cob.
  • All fruits and vegetables must be cut into small pieces.
  • Do not bit into pens, pencils, finger nails, or other hard objects.

See the
Culberson Orthodontics

Schedule Today!