Broussard Orthodontics

1120 Longfellow Dr. • Beaumont, TX 77706 • Appointments: 8AM - 5PM, Mon. - Thurs • Scheduling & Payments: 9AM - 3PM, Fri.

"Thank you, Dr. Broussard, for your patience and attention to detail."
- Reenay L.
"Love the staff and Dr Broussard! Very informative and helpful in numerous ways!"
- Dorothy E.
"He fixed my choppers... might be time for a tune up!"
- Suzy S.

Diet Restrictions

Common sense will tell you what to avoid. Hard, sticky, chewy foods and foods high in sugar should be avoided. Hard and chewy foods can break or damage wires and brackets. Broken brackets lead to delays in your treatment progress. Minimize sugary foods; they cause tooth decay and related problems. Nail/cuticle biting, pencil and pen chewing and chewing on foreign objects should be avoided.

Foods to Avoid (THE NO-NO LIST):

  • Bubble Gum
  • Sticky candy (Licorice, Sugar Daddies, Toffee, Tootsie Rolls, Caramels, Starburst, Now and later, Skittles, gummy bears, taffy)
  • Hard candy (suckers, Jolly Ranchers, mints)
  • Ice
  • Nuts
  • Popcorn
  • Hard taco shells
  • Hard breads crust/rolls
  • Pizza crustv
  • Bagels
  • Corn on the cob
  • Apples and carrots (unless cut into small pieces or shredded)
  • Corn or hard Chips (Doritos, Fritos, Tostitos or Cheetos etc.)
  • Hard pretzels
  • Beef jerky
  • Granola and crunchy cereals

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American Association of Opthalmologists