Foods to Enjoy

Life as you know it is still life as you know it, even with braces. You might avoid a few foods but there are still a lot of other great foods to enjoy. Here are a few tips to follow:

Foods after an Ortho adjustment

Right after your adjustments try for cold, soft foods and drinks. That helps relax the wire and sooths the teeth. Can you think of any cold, soft foods or drinks that you enjoy?

Meal Planning

We like yummy food as much as the next person. Here are some suggested foods to eat:

Breakfast

Pop-tarts
Cream of Wheat
Bananas & Yogurt
Oatmeal
Omelets

Lunches

PB & J sandwich
Egg or Tuna Sandwich
Ham and Cheese
Apple Sauce
Salad

Dinner

Cooked vegetables
Pastas
Soup
Mashed Potatoes
Soft cooked chicken

Desserts

Soft chocolate chip cookies
Sweet cooked rice
Pudding
Lemon bars
Ice cream

*You’ll get better and better at planning meals ahead of time. “Stay Calm and Eat On.”

You don’t need those hard or sticky candies. Try soft, homemade brownies instead! Yum!

** Wanna see a fun video on recipes? Check us out at www.hi5ortho.com/recipes **