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What Can I Eat After Tooth Extraction? 7 Tips from Port Macquarie Dental Centre

by Jun 25, 2021Tooth Extraction

Having teeth removed due to decay, injury, or any other reason can cause some pain and tenderness for several days.

What you eat in the coming days after extraction affects how you feel and even how your mouth heals.

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.

Port Macquarie Dental Centre Cares!

Port Macquarie Dental Centre provides the compassionate dental care you need.

We can answer all of your oral health questions, including what foods to eat after tooth extractions.

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

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

Port Macquarie Dental Centre is small inviting practice conveniently located at 38 Buller Street, Port Macquarie.

We are close to the town centre, but far enough away to avoid hustle, bustle, or overcrowding.

We also offer onsite car parking for your convenience. Also, for your convenience, we offer weekday hours until 6 pm.

Our focus is on the prevention of dental issues and creating a healthy mouth that supports dental and general health.

Call us on (02) 6583 1711 or request your appointment online.

We are located at 38 Buller St in Port Macquarie.

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