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What should I eat while recovering from wisdom teeth surgery?

I got my wisdom teeth out about a week ago. Up until today my wisdom tooth sockets had been hurting so bad I couldn't sleep. I went to the dentist and he said I had a ton of food stuck in my sockets. He cleaned them out and my pain instantly went away. I'm so scared I'm going to get more food stuck in there so I basically decided to eat an all liquid diet till my sockets heal. So do you have any suggestions on different types of food that can provide all the nutrition I need and give me some variety. I know this sounds really extreme but I was in so much pain because of that food I'm just to scared to risk it. Thanks!

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Lots and lots of icecream(: Feel better soon!!(:

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My brother ate nachos the night he had his removed.

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:( no nachos for me ):
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you can pretty much turn anything into a smoothie if you want I know it sounds really gross but it works

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That's actually a really good idea. Thanks!
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food

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Hmmm that's a very general answer...not sure if it helps.
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Goldfish, they get all soggy in your mouth and wont hurt your teeth

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I would think your dentist would've given you some suggestions. I'd recommend soft foods: yogurt, jello, hot cereals like Cream of Wheat and Malto-Meal; poached eggs, smoothies.

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My dentist isn't very communicative =P
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Then find one who is. You're health'a at stake here and this is no time to be coy or shy.
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Any form of nutrient whether fluid or solid will cause the same results, possible infection. Utilize a simple fluid supplement: broth, bouillon, juicing, supplemented with proper minerals/vitamins. A "Water Pik" comes in handy at such times to further irrigate and "massage" hurting gum tissues. Good Luck.

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first pack the empty sockets with cotton before you eat. those little cotton bits that are the shape of a cigarette butt are easily found in drug stores. you can put them in your mouth, eat,remove and toss them,them give your mouth a good rinsing with tepid water. after that you shouldn't have problems when you eat. just keep repeating it 'til your mouth heals. I hope the potential for pain fades quickly,and you heal up without more problems.

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I would only eat watermelon. It helped with dehydration. Up until I tried it I wouldn't eat or drink anything. I was 17 years old! They threatened to put me back in the hospital. Like that WAS NOT happening. I'm 60 now. Remember it as if it was yesterday... :)

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Chicken soup, cup-a-soup

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