Sticky or Hard Sweets

  • Toffee or hard caramel
  • Gum
  • Gummies of any kind
  • Suckers or Hard Candies
  • Nougat

Chocolate Bars

  • Avoid bars that have nuts, toffee, nougat
  • The best choices are Caramilk or Aero bars

Cookies/Granola Bars

  • Avoid anything hard
  • Make sure they’re soft without nuts or crunchy bits

Crusty Breads/Pizza Crust/Bagels/Toast

  • Small bite size pieces only!

Hard Foods

  • Popcorn
  • Nuts
  • Hard chips/Kettle chips/corn chips

Raw veggies/Fruit

  • Especially carrots & apples should be cut into small pieces

Corn On The Cob

  • Cut kernels off the cob


  • Remove the meat from the bone


  • Nail biting
  • Chewing pencils or pens
  • Picking at braces with your fingers
  • Chewing ice cubes