As you might know, I had a cavity and the dentist put an extractor in my mouth. She told me not to eat or drink anything for a few days after the surgery, but she would not say why. She sent me to the emergency room and I was later checked out and found to have oral surgery. The tooth had been pulled and the gum tissue had died. So I’m now missing two teeth. Can I eat bread after that?
The reason the dentist told me not to eat bread is because I might experience some bleeding and difficulty of eating following an extraction. But if you have gone through oral surgery then you might be wondering “can I eat bread?” But I figured, I am human and since I have lost one tooth, what’s the worst that can happen.
I went ahead and ate some crackers the next day, just to make sure I could chew the food properly. Then I checked with my dentist again and she told me to avoid any foods that contain yeast or sugar. She also told me not to drink any sodas or sweets for a week and asked me to eat all foods without a knife and fork as I might experience some difficulties trying to eat bread with those things.
So how could I eat so much? Well, I could eat as much as I wanted. It would depend on what I wanted to eat. If I was going to buy bread from the supermarket then I might not be able to eat as much as I normally would, but that would depend on what I wanted to eat.
Other foods that are generally not allowed after extraction would be any food that contains vinegar or any pickled food. This means that if you have eaten anything spicy before it would be off-limits for a few days. Can I eat garlic? You can’t eat garlic right after your procedure. Of course, you could eat it in the next few days after the procedure.
Why is this? It’s simply because of the anesthesia and sedation that were used. I’m not an expert on these matters but I believe they are safe to eat. I mean it wouldn’t hurt to try. What if I ate some pickled food that my dentist gave me, would I be able to eat it? Well, I could if I really wanted to, but I probably wouldn’t want to.
Would I be alright? I don’t know. I’ve been blindsided a couple of times when it comes to certain types of food. Normally if I knew ahead of time what I was eating I would be fine but sometimes we get careless and we make some mistakes.
Luckily I wasn’t blindsided by this. My dentist told me two things. One I shouldn’t eat it after the procedure and the second was I should prepare myself by eating other foods. These two things are easy to do and with these little tips I should be fine.
Can I eat bread after tooth extraction? I can eat as much as I want. I was told I shouldn’t, so it is up to me. You need to take precautions when you have teeth problems because otherwise it will get worse and the treatments will have to continue. Don’t push it too hard.
If you find yourself in this situation, instead of reaching for the candy bar or fast food restaurant you should sit down and think about what you’re going to have to eat. That way you will be able to decide more wisely. I know you probably want that slice of pizza, but are you willing to put your mouth on it after the procedures are done?
Another question might be, “How can I eat bread after tooth extraction?” Well, that all depends on what you eat. If you’re eating healthy food and still avoiding the sweets and carbohydrates, you may be able to eat as much as you want. Most of us don’t follow this rule though and usually reach for something unhealthy like a candy bar or doughnut. Hopefully this can help you.