Suggested Foods After Dental Surgery

  • Applesauce
  • Baked or Broiled Fish
  • Bananas
  • Carnation Instant Breakfast Drink/ Protein Shakes
  • Creamy Peanut Butter without Crackers or Bread
  • Eggs
  • Egg Salad
  • Jelly
  • Jell-O
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Meatloaf
  • Cream of Wheat
  • Pancakes
  • Pasta-without Tomato Sauce
  • Pudding
  • Quiche
  • Rice
  • Soups
  • Steamed Vegetables
  • Tuna Salad without Crunch Vegetables or Bread
  • Yogurt
  • Milkshakes
  • Soft Ice Cream

Foods to Avoid after Dental Surgery

Please stay away from anything hard, crunchy or acidic.  No sticky or “gummy” type foods. Nuts, chips, lemon, crusty bread and chewing gum are all examples of foods to avoid.