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What to Eat After Your Wisdom Tooth Removal

Posted on 8/23/2021 by Candice
What to Eat After Your Wisdom Tooth RemovalWisdom teeth or often know as third molars. They grow at the back of your gum and the last set of teeth to emerge in your mouth. Most people experience the growth of four wisdom teeth, one growing in each corner of your mouth. An emerging wisdom tooth often grows in an odd angle due to the lack of space at the back of the mouth. This is known as having an impacted wisdom tooth, which can cause various problems such as infection and damage to other teeth. Therefore, it is important to get them removed as soon as they become problematic.

After your wisdom tooth removal, you need to ensure that you supply your body with the correct nutrition to minimize the risk of complications.

Foods You Can Eat After Your Wisdom Tooth Removal

The foods you eat after a wisdom tooth removable must be soft and comfort to chew. They must also be rich in protein, minerals, and vitamins. Here are some foods that are great to eat after a wisdom tooth removal.

•  Soups like tomato soup or pumpkin soup
•  Greek Yogurt
•  Potatoes
•  Eggs
•  Bananas
•  Icecream
•  Avocado
•  Smoothies
•  Hummus
•  Cheese

Foods You Should Avoid After Your Wisdom Tooth Removal

There are also certain foods that you must avoid to ensure that you don't irritate the wound or delay your recovery process.

•  Crunchy foods
•  Spicy foods
•  Foods with seeds or grains
•  Chewy foods
•  Alcohol

If you're looking to get a wisdom tooth removal, Surprise Smiles is here for you! Also, if you're looking for a consultation on what to eat after your wisdom tooth removal, you can call us at (602) 842-4864 to book your appointment. We are here to help you with a variety of dental procedures to ensure that you have a healthy and happy smile!

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