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Foods to Eat After a Dental Procedure

Posted on 1/11/2021 by Ranches Family Dental
Foods to Eat After a Dental ProcedureAs scary and painful dental procedures are, there's always one thing to look forward to after it: the ice cream. After a dental procedure, you can have as much ice cream as you want without any guilt or worry. However, there are many other food options as well, especially if you have sensitive teeth and can't bear the ice cream. Here's what you can eat after a dental procedure.

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Soups are easy to consume as long as they are smooth and don't contain too many chunks of food. Moreover, they are full of nutrients which can help speed up your healing and restore energy in the body.


Smoothies are an excellent way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables in without hurting your teeth. Just be careful not to use a straw as that can be dangerous.


Similar to ice cream, yogurt is another cool and soft food that can be tasty and therapeutic for your teeth. The coolness of the yogurt can help soothe any sore gums in the mouth.

Scrambled Eggs

Since you will be avoiding meats, eggs are a good way to incorporate protein into your diet. The best way to have them is scrambled as that requires minimal chewing. Make sure the eggs aren't too hot.

Foods to Avoid

Generally, it is recommended that you avoid any hard or chewy foods that will require you to apply force on your teeth or involve a lot of chewing motion. This can include hard nuts, chips, meats, etc. You should also avoid spicy and acidic foods as they can cause inflammation right after the dental procedure.

Regardless of which dental procedure it was, it is super important that you listen to your dentist's instructions and follow them for quick recovery.
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