What to Eat and what to avoid after dental implant surgery

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The Best Foods To Eat After Your Dental Implant Surgery

we recommend eating smoothies, yogurt, ice cream, pudding, applesauce, mashed potatoes, creamy soups and broth, and other such soft/liquid foods.


What To Avoid Eating After Dental Implant Surgery

Hard foods – Don't chew on nuts, ice, hard candy, or other such hard foods, as this could damage your implant.

Crunchy foods – You should avoid crunchy foods like chips and popcorn to make sure you heal quickly.


Can I drink coffee after the implant?

After implant surgery, your gums are healing from having an incision made through them. It is vitally important that you avoid drinking hot coffee, tea or hot chocolate after the procedure itself for up to two or three days


What other foods can be avoided?


  • The nutrients that are necessary to maintain oral health after dental implant surgery is in two main categories: food and supplements. These dietary guidelines should be followed for at least three months following the implant surgery.

    Foods to eat: Foods high in fiber and protein, such as vegetables, beans, nuts, seeds, fruits, and whole grains are perfect for healthy teeth and gums. Dairy products including milk, yogurt, or cheese also provide the calcium needed to help prevent bone loss.

    Rice is a good choice of food because it has good amounts of protein that is helpful in maintaining healthy teeth and gum tissues.

    Foods to avoid: Processed foods with added sugar or salt should be avoided after the implant surgery because they could result in tooth decay or increased risk for heart disease. It is also advised not to consume any hard chewy candies or foods that contain citric acid as these can affect the healing time of the implant site.

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