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What Can I Eat After Tooth Extraction? 7 Tips from Captivate Dental

by | Jun 25, 2021 | Tooth Extraction

Has your dentist informed you that you need to undergo tooth extraction?

The process will vary depending on several factors, including which tooth is being removed, its position in the mouth, and if it is impacted or erupted.

Especially if the tooth is impacted, you will need to pay attention to what you eat after the procedure to ensure that the wound heals well.

Scroll down to learn what to eat after tooth extraction.

Here’s a list of soft foods to eat after teeth removal to help guide you:

  1. Soup
    Pureed vegetable soups are easy on your mouth and teeth because there are no large pieces of vegetable or meat that you would have to chew.
  2. Applesauce
    Applesauce is very soft and the perfect temperature for people recovering from tooth surgery.
  3. Yogurt
    Yogurt is another great healthy breakfast or snack to have if you get a tooth pulled. Grab plain yogurt that doesn’t have pieces of fruit or granola.
  4. Eggs
    Eggs are a rich source of protein and good for breakfast or dinner when you need to be careful with your teeth and mouth after extraction.
  5. Oatmeal
    To avoid irritating your gum, make sure that the oatmeal is lukewarm before you eat it.
  6. Mashed Potatoes
    Get a lot of nutrients in only a few bites of mashed potatoes, which you may need if you’re struggling to eat after your dental surgery.
  7. Cottage Cheese
    Cottage cheese is a source of protein that you can eat as a snack, or you can add it to enhance other meals.

Complete Dental Care in Moorabbin!

Above all, you will need to rest after your tooth extraction and give your mouth time to heal.

If you run into any problems, simply give your Moorabbin dentist a call. Good luck!

Experience advanced dentistry and patient-friendly care you can trust.

Visit your dentist at least every 6 months to ensure optimum oral health.

Captivate Dental is conveniently located in Moorabbin near Brighton (near Kingston City Hall and Moorabbin Station).

We provide the highest quality care and enable patients to make informed choices. Our competent, caring staff provides value through excellent diagnostic skills and efficient use of the best quality materials.

Captivate Dental offers a wide variety of preventative and cosmetic dental treatment for kids, seniors, and everyone between!

For patients with busy schedules, we offer Saturday hours as well as late visits on Wednesday (by appointment only).

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For more information, call us on (03) 9553 1249. Visit us on the web, or use our convenient online booking page.

We are located at 46 Station Street in Moorabbin.

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