Foods to Avoid

Your Local Marin County Orthodontist


Here at Haney Orthodontics in San Anselmo, CA, it is our priority to make sure that you walk away from our office with a beautiful smile, an excellent bite, and healthy gums. Dr. Haney, as well as the rest of our highly trained team, treat our patients on an individualized basis, taking into account your specific needs, wants and budget. We want you to feel at ease and cared for every time you visit our office. Whether you are looking for braces, Invisalign, or other forms of orthodontic treatment, we are happy to help.


Foods To Avoid When You Have Braces


Since there are a number of dangerous foods that can break or damage braces, we’ve compiled the following list of foods to avoid while you undergo orthodontic treatment:


  • Hard Foods: Whole nuts, corn nuts, corn on the cob, hard bread, uncooked carrots, taco shells, tortilla chips, Doritos, jerky, granola bars, apples, popcorn, and ice.

  • Hard Candies: Suckers, Now & Laters, Jolly Ranchers, and Jawbreakers.

  • Sticky Candies: Caramel, Taffy, Tootsie Rolls, Milk Duds, Gummie Bears, Sugar Daddies, Skittles, Starburst and Gum.


Contact Your Orthodontic Care Specialists In San Anselmo, CA Today


Our goal is to give you a beautiful smile, through a painless and easy process, made to last for the rest of your life. Dr. Haney is happy to speak with you and answer any questions you may have about our practice. Feel free to give us a call at (415) 453-0602 or send an email to info@haneyorthodontics.com. We look forward to helping you!


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