Dietary Habits for New Dentures

Dietary Habits for New Dentures
Published on, 07 June, 2024. Answered by Dr. Wael El-Afghani and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,


Is there a specific diet I should follow or any particular eating habits I should be cautious about following the placement of dental prosthetics?



Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


Soft Foods Initially:

1. Opt for soft and easy-to-chew foods during the initial days.

2. Helps in the adjustment period and minimizes discomfort.

Gradual Transition to Harder Foods:

1. Slowly introduce harder foods as you become accustomed to the prosthetics.

2. Allows for a smoother transition and reduces the risk of any damage.

Utilize Dental Mouthwashes:

1. Incorporate dental mouthwashes into your oral hygiene routine.

2. Aids in keeping the prosthetics clean and supports overall oral health.




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