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What should I eat while I get used to my new dentures?

What should I eat while I get used to my new dentures?

What should I eat while I get used to my new dentures?

You’ll probably need some time and practice to get used to eating with your new dentures. Today, our Surrey dentists recommend a few soft foods to help with the transition. 

Meal Planning

So, you’ve had your tooth extracted and you’ve received your new dentures. Now you’re on a diet of soft foods and liquids and need to find some suitable, nutritious and fast options to make delicious meals you will still enjoy.

Our go-to options include macaroni and cheese, soft-cooked tofu with noodles and veggies, scrambled eggs and avocado and lentil dal and rice.

Before your start the denture process, our dentists recommend filling your pantry with these foods:

Savoury Foods

  • Soft breads for dipping
  • Pasta and noodles
  • Meals that can be soft-cooked
  • Regular or baked beans
  • Eggs (anyway you like them)
  • Rice or risotto
  • Soft-cooked vegetables
  • Vegetable juice (low sodium)
  • Melted hard cheeses
  • Tofu
  • Soft cheeses (cottage cheese, ricotta)
  • Well-cooked leafy greens

Sweet Food & Treats

  • Smoothies and milkshakes
  • Custard and ice cream
  • Puddings
  • Payasam
  • Rice pudding
  • Rasmalai
  • Yogurt
  • Jello
  • Fruit juice
  • Muffins, pancakes and waffles
  • Cheesecake
  • Soft fruits including bananas
  • Apple sauce
  • Ube halaya

Are you having challenges adjusting to your new dentures? Contact our Surrey BC dental office to book an appointment. Our dentists are passionate about helping patients achieve a comfortable, healthy smile. We’re here to answer any questions you may have.

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