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What are the things I can eat during the 1st week of having dentures?
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Dr. Terence Grogan
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Soft foods
Anything soft easy to chew.

In brief: Soft foods
Anything soft easy to chew.
Dr. Terence Grogan
Dr. Terence Grogan
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Soft foods
Soft foods while you learn a new way to chew.
Dentures require learning to chew by grinding in very small circles with food on both sides at the same time. This takes practice. So, start with things like : applesauce, yogurt, pudding, eggs, bananas, mashed potatoes, noodles, soups, etc. Graduate to soft toast, finely chopped ground beef / turkey/ chicken, and fish. Be patient and eat very slowly.

In brief: Soft foods
Soft foods while you learn a new way to chew.
Dentures require learning to chew by grinding in very small circles with food on both sides at the same time. This takes practice. So, start with things like : applesauce, yogurt, pudding, eggs, bananas, mashed potatoes, noodles, soups, etc. Graduate to soft toast, finely chopped ground beef / turkey/ chicken, and fish. Be patient and eat very slowly.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Robert Tupac
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
In brief: Comfort is the guide
If you have had teeth recently extracted, or are wearing dentures for the first time, or wearing a new set of dentures, the fit of the dentures and the ability of the gum tissues to withstand chewing forces will dictate which foods you can eat comfortably.
The key is to stay nourished.

In brief: Comfort is the guide
If you have had teeth recently extracted, or are wearing dentures for the first time, or wearing a new set of dentures, the fit of the dentures and the ability of the gum tissues to withstand chewing forces will dictate which foods you can eat comfortably.
The key is to stay nourished.
Dr. Robert Tupac
Dr. Robert Tupac
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Dr. Aaron Cook
Dentistry
In brief: Many options
Learning to eat and speak "normally" with new dentures can take several weeks or more, so patience is key.
Stick to a softer diet, cut food up into smaller pieces, and try chewing on both sides of your mouth at the same time. It's like anything new...Practice makes perfect!

In brief: Many options
Learning to eat and speak "normally" with new dentures can take several weeks or more, so patience is key.
Stick to a softer diet, cut food up into smaller pieces, and try chewing on both sides of your mouth at the same time. It's like anything new...Practice makes perfect!
Dr. Aaron Cook
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