Listed here is cutlery made from non-metallic materials, and metallic cutlery with a plastic coating. This type of cutlery may help to prevent damage to your lips, teeth and mouth especially if you have limited control of head or arm movements, or have a strong bite reflex.1
People with a strong bite reflex who are likely to bite down on cutlery with force may be safer to use non-metallic cutlery, rather than metallic cutlery with a plastic coating. Some manufacturers have designed 'unbreakable' cutlery made from plastic or nylon for this purpose.View references and sources of further information ›
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