It may seem like a minefield with braces when it comes to knowing what foods you can and cannot eat. That is why we are are here to help. While not complete, we have compiled a list of general foods you should avoid while wearing braces. Hard foods can chip away or dislodge your braces causes unintended damage. Certain soft foods can stick to or become lodged behind braces which can lead to tooth decay, dislodged brackets, or loosened braces. Don’t worry. By taking the proper precautions, you can still enjoy your favorite foods.