Here are some foods to avoid after wisdom tooth extractions. After teeth extractions, it is very important to modify your behavior and your diet to accommodate the empty spaces where the wisdom teeth were present. The extraction of wisdom teeth requires you to limit your diet, particularly during the 48 hours after the extraction. After some days, you can start eating solid foods, however for a week, you should avoid eating food that can get stuck in the surgical area.

Hot Beverages

According to an experienced dentist at Brighton Implant Clinic, consuming hot beverages is not allowed during the recovery period. Hot beverages include hot teas, hot chocolate and coffee as well as any other hot drink. Moreover, you can’t drink alcoholic drinks or use straws.


You should avoid any food that can cause pain or get stuck in the surgical area. Crunchy foods like crisps, raw vegetables and nuts as well as foods that are difficult to chew should be avoided. Stay away from stringy foods like meat as it can get stuck in the surgical area. Don’t eat spicy foods.

Make sure you consult an experienced dentist at Brighton Implant Clinic to discuss your diet during the recovery period. For more information please feel free to Contact Brighton Implant Clinic or Call us on 0800 111 6623.

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