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

by | Jun 25, 2021 | Tooth Extraction

If you find yourself in need of a tooth extraction, the last thing you want to worry about is what you can and cannot eat.

Unfortunately, there are a number of reasons that you may need a tooth extraction even well into adulthood and making sure that you’re eating the right foods are a very important part of the recovery process.

If you are unsure of what you can and cannot eat after undergoing a tooth extraction, Bondi Dental is here to help!

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.

The Bondi Dental Advantage

If you need a tooth extraction, feel free to give us a call at Bondi Dental.

We will be happy to answer any and all of your questions and get you started on a fast road to recovery!

Experience advanced dentistry and patient-friendly care you can trust. Visit your dentist at least every 6 months to ensure optimum oral health.

Bondi Dental is conveniently located in the Eastern Suburbs – Bondi Beach, Bondi in Sydney.

Our exceptionally skilled dental professionals have more than 60 years of combined experiences in all fields of dentistry.

We provide high quality dental preventative, restorative, and cosmetic services for all patients in the region.

Bondi Dental has free parking behind our building and offers a FREE Dental Consultation, including a complete dental check-up.

We are open 7 days a week, 8 am – 8 pm!

Call us on (02) 9365 7187 or request your appointment online.

Visit us at 134 Curlewis St in Bondi Beach.

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