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Soft Food Suggestions for People with New Dentures

Soft Food Suggestions for People with New Dentures

Learning to eat with new dentures takes a little patience and practice. Our Surrey dentist recommends that you stick to soft, easy to eat foods while you adjust to your new dentures. Here are a few tasty suggestions to get you started. 


You will be required to stick to a diet of soft foods and liquids after your extraction, and when you first get fitted for your new dentures.

To keep your meals interesting and appetizing during this time it's a good idea to plan ahead and stock up on foods you will enjoy.

Here are a few soft food suggestions from our Surrey dentist to get you started: 

Soft Foods Suggestions For People with New Dentures

Savoury Foods

  • Ripe avocados
  • Noodles and pasta
  • Home cooked big-batch soups
  • Well cooked leafy greens
  • Tofu
  • Cooked vegetables (almost any vegetable can be cooked soft)
  • Meats that you can cook soft, like fish or ground poultry
  • Oatmeal or porridge
  • Canned soups (if you prefer not to cook)
  • Rice
  • Soft cheeses such as: cottage cheese, ricotta, mascarpone
  • Melted hard cheeses
  • Soft breads for dipping
  • Eggs anyway you like them
  • Low sodium vegetable juice
  • Regular or baked beans
  • A variety of sauces

Sweet Foods & Treats

  • Fruit juice
  • Ice cream and custard (when you're in the mood for a treat)
  • Smoothies and milkshakes
  • Bananas and other soft fruits
  • Puddings
  • Apple Sauce
  • Muffins, pancakes, and waffles
  • Yogurt

Keeping your fridge stocked with lots of ready to eat soft meals can help to make those first few days with dentures a little bit easier.

If you have more questions about what to eat when you first get dentures, contact our Surrey dental office for more advice!

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