Post-Operative Instructions: Foods After Dental Implant Surgery

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We understand that changing your diet during the healing of your dental implant(s) can be a difficult transition. Below is a list of foods that we feel are safe for you to eat during your healing phase. By no means is this an exhaustive list, but it’s a start! 

We’re here if you need us. Please call us for advice. Please maintain a soft diet during the entire healing process. 

FOODS TO ENJOY:

  • Pancakes
  • Pudding
  • Oatmeal
  • Tuna fish
  • Flaky fish
  • Yogurt
  • Meatballs
  • Ice cream
  • Jell-O®
  • Meatloaf
  • Bananas
  • Soup
  • Smoothies
  • Milkshake
  • Hummus
  • Shredded pork
  • Soft chicken
  • Pasta
  • Cottage cheese
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Eggs

FOODS TO AVOID:

  • Pretzels
  • Chips
  • Hard bread
  • Rolls
  • Nuts/seeds
  • Candy
  • Raw vegetables
  • Bacon
  • Popcorn
  • Steak
  • Corn on the cob
  • Sandwiches
  • Olives with pits

*IF YOU CAN HEAR IT, YOU SHOULD NOT EAT IT!*

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