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Clarkson Dental Group
1748 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017

How long after dental implants can I eat normally?

Considering your individual surgery, we typically advise allowing the numbness to subside before eating at the site of the dental implant placement. To minimize post-operative discomfort, we advise a soft-food diet for the 24 hours after surgery. This includes yogurt, ice cream, soup, jello, applesauce, etc.

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