Healthy Eating After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth are often removed due to impaction or pain caused by crowding. For some people this third set of molars is able to grow in without complication, for many others surgical removal of the wisdom teeth is needed. After any surgical procedures there are special instructions that should be followed for health reasons and optimal healing; wisdom teeth removal is no exception to this rule. Since this surgery is done in the mouth it should come as no surprise that eating can be difficult for the first few days after the teeth are removed.

Some people choose to be overly cautious with their choices of foods and try to survive on ice chips, milk shakes, pudding and jell-o. This type of diet is not only going to quickly become boring, but it won’t provide your body with the nutrition you need to heal from your surgical procedure and bounce back to your normal self as quickly as you should. While you will want to be careful of your food choices for the first week you still want to…

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