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Extraction on both sides… what to eat!?

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Jemma89

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Never posted here before but have always been reading posts.

Today I had 2 tooth extractions, four fillings and a scale and polish under iv sedation. I was very nervous but my nerves disappeared. I was aware of what was going on but totally relaxed and it felt like I was there 10 minutes instead of the 2 hours I really was there.

One extraction turned in to a surgical extraction with stitches and it’s left me in some discomfort. To add to the problem I have an extraction on the opposite side as well although this isn’t bothering me at all.

Can someone recommend what I could possibly eat? I was still in such a la la la lane I didn’t even think to ask the dentist and now I’m scared to eat knowing stitches are in my mouth (pretty messy situation in my mouth at the moment to put it bluntly). I’m so scared of doing damage that I don’t know what to eat but now I can’t just not eat for how ever many days.

Hopefully someone can help please
 
I just had sinus lift surgery and am implant and have stitches on both sides and have been unfortunately living off lots of liquids, and now have slowly introduced pudding, yogurt, mashed potatoes, lots of eggs. Basically soft with minimal chewing. You should be fine, just nothing sharp like chips, crackers, or chewy candy etc. good luck! Hope you heal up fast! And great job getting it done
 
@Scaredbutready thank you for this. It was a real struggle with one side of my mouth very swollen but I managed some mashed potato.

I hope your recovery is quick too!
 
I just had sinus lift surgery and am implant and have stitches on both sides and have been unfortunately living off lots of liquids, and now have slowly introduced pudding, yogurt, mashed potatoes, lots of eggs. Basically soft with minimal chewing. You should be fine, just nothing sharp like chips, crackers, or chewy candy etc. good luck! Hope you heal up fast! And great job getting it done
Can I Ask Where Abouts You Had This Done Please..? Are You In The UK..? ?
 
I‘m not! I’m in the U.S. but Feel free to ask any other questions?
 
@Jemma89 - we've got a list of soft food suggestions on this page:


Hopefully, you'll find some inspiration there!

Wishing you a very speedy recovery ?
 
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