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How Does It Feel To Eat With Dental Implants?

Posted on 9/11/2023 by Joseph Kabaklian DDS
How Does It Feel To Eat With Dental Implants?Dental implants allow one to smile and speak the same way they would with natural teeth. They also allow one to enjoy all kinds of foods with no discomfort. Despite the many benefits of dental implants, you probably have questions about what to expect after the procedure. Do dental implants feel like foreign items in the mouth? What should you eat after a dental implant procedure?

Eating with a dental implant might feel strange the first few days after the surgery. Hence, you may need to start with soft meals that are easy to chew. Once you get used to them, you can enjoy various foods.

How Do You Get Used To Eating With Dental Implants?

Getting used to eating with dental implants is a process. However, you can adjust to using your teeth quickly by implementing some tips. While the dental implants are strong enough to chew any food, you will experience discomfort chewing hard items. After the surgery, your mouth may feel numb or sore. For this reason, you may need to give it time to rest by sticking to a soft diet such as scrambled eggs and soup.

In addition, good oral hygiene is vital during the transition to using dental implants. Brushing and flossing regularly reduces plaque build-ups and deposits that can affect the success of your dental implants. Regular dental visits are also vital to make your new teeth last longer. When you visit a dentist, they will address any oral concern that might affect your dental implants.

How Long After Dental Implant Procedure Can You Eat Comfortably?

Many people eat normally a week after the surgery. However, this varies from one person to another, depending on how fast it takes for the mouth to heal. Call us to learn more about what to expect after dental implant surgery.

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