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What is the best thing to eat after getting wisdom teeth out?

I am a 25 year old male and I will have my wisdom teeth out. What is the best thing to eat after getting wisdom teeth out?

7 Answers

Soup. But don’t burn yourself.
Your surgeon should give you suggestions, but I would stay with soft food, and not chewy food for a few days.
Smoothies are a great way for nourishment, but the main thing you want to do is to drink plenty of water so you don't dehydrate.
A soft diet for a few days. Spicy food and carbonation can irritate the area. Please don't use a straw as that may cause a dry socket.
Once you have your wisdom teeth removed, it is best to have a soft food diet. Foods like mash potatoes, ice cream, and soup are the best to eat.

The best thing to eat after having your wisdom teeth out would be what the doctor taking them out suggests. You generally want to avoid hot foods, spicy foods, and foods that make your mouth difficult to clean after eating. My personal experience when I got my wisdom teeth out (all 4 at once) I had a short stack of pancakes. This came about because the last thing the doctor talked about before they put me to sleep was having a short stack and I told them they were talking about something I wont be able to eat for a while. The last thing I remember before going to sleep was the doctor say, "Oh, you can have a short stack when you get up." That was all I needed to know!
Hope this helps.

Best of luck to you!

William F. Scott IV, DMD