What Foods Can I Eat With Invisalign?

Following some easy steps about what you can eat and what to do after eating can improve your Invisalign results. Learn more about Invisalign and book a free consultation now!

Can You Eat With Invisalign In?

There’s almost no limit to what you can do while wearing Invisalign. However, you should never eat while wearing Invisalign. Many people do not realize how much force their teeth produce when chewing food. Wearing Invisalign while eating can cause cracks and stains in your aligners.   

What Should I Do After Eating?

It is important to properly care for your Invisalign. Frequent cleanings after every meal prevent tooth decay and cavities.

If you cannot brush your teeth after your meals, all you need to do is find a sink and thoroughly rinse your trays with medium temperature faucet water. Medium-temperature water is crucial because hot water can distort your aligner.

What Foods Can You Not Eat With Invisalign?

Invisalign makes it possible for you to enjoy almost any food during treatment. However, you should avoid these foods: 

  • Candy or Hard Food: Items like jawbreakers, caramel, bagels, potato chips, pretzels, or crusty breads can crack teeth or push your bite out of alignment. 
  • Sodas: Drinks with sugar-rich content can feed bacteria in your mouth, promoting bad breath and tooth decay.
  • Gum and Sticky Food: Foods that are sticky can remain on teeth surfaces long after eating. They can lead to a buildup of bacteria, tartar, or plaque.
  • Coffee, Wine, or Other Dark Pigments: Dark pigments can stain your teeth and discolor your Invisalign attachments. Hot beverages can warp the shape of your aligner.

Get The Most Out Of Your Invisalign Treatment

Invisalign helps teens and adults get healthy smiles. Dr. Lazzara was one of the first adopters of Invisalign in the country. He has over 20 years of experience helping people with Invisalign. Contact us if you have more questions regarding what you can eat and drink with Invisalign

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