3 Soft Breakfast Options For After Your Oral Surgery

29 December 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Blog


If you have an oral surgery coming up, there is a chance that you will be restricted to a soft food diet only in the days after your procedure. Going to the grocery store now to pick up a few soft items for each meal is smart so that you do not have to brave the grocery store or try to hunt down food when you are recovering from your oral surgery. If you are looking for breakfast options to enjoy after your oral surgery, consider picking up these items at the grocery store.

1. Oatmeal

Since it's nice and soft, oatmeal makes a wonderful breakfast option for you to enjoy after your oral surgery. For best results, you may want to choose an oatmeal that comes in small pieces. However, you can always put your oatmeal through a food processor if you need to break it down a little bit more to enjoy it. Soaking the oatmeal for longer before eating it can also help the oatmeal break down and get soft so that it's easy for you to enjoy.

2. Yogurt

If you're looking for something that will taste like a nice, cool treat to your sore mouth but that will function well as a breakfast item when you're recovering from your surgery, look no further than yogurt. If you keep it refrigerated, the coldness can be nice and soothing when you eat it. Later in the day, you can even try enjoying frozen yogurt or ice cream as another cold treat.

3. Fruit Smoothie

If you love having your fruit in the morning but if you aren't really able to eat any fruit right now, you could be wondering what you should have for breakfast. One good option is to blend all of your favorite fruits together to create a delicious smoothie. You can choose your favorites among berries, bananas and so many other fruits, and you can blend them together with your choice of juice or milk. Adding a little bit of peanut butter into the mix can also add flavor and can help you get some protein in your diet when you probably won't be eating much (if any) meat. Then, you can sip on your smoothie without having to worry about chewing anything after your surgery.

If you are looking for breakfast options that you can enjoy after your oral surgery, consider these tips. If you pick up the necessary items from the grocery store before your surgery, then you'll have simple, tasty soft foods on hand to enjoy after your procedure. Contact a business, such as DSW Dental, for more information.