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Do NOT Eat or Drink:
Crunchy foods such as carrots, corn on the cob or apples, as they could damage the tooth or cause undue pain.
Chewy foods such as gum, most breads or candy, like taffy, as it could pull out the temporary filling.
Hard foods such as ice or nuts as they could damage the tooth or cause unnecessary pain.
Avoid alcohol as it could increase bleeding.
Avoid food that is excessively hot as it could increase sensitivity.
Also avoid spicy food could cause unnecessary discomfort or sensitivity.
DO Eat and Drink:
Ice Cream (without nuts or anything crunchy or chewy)
Soup (as long as it does not have anything crunchy or chewy in it)
Mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower
Cream of wheat
Thin pastas cut up well (such as angel hair)
Macaroni and cheese
Most Indian, Thai and Chinese food providing provided the noodles are thin, the meal is very mildly spiced and there are not any peanut, carrots or other crunchy/hard ingredients
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