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What can I eat after a root canal?

Foods to Eat After a Root Canal in Springfield, MO

Root canals require proper maintenance after getting home; it's important to eat the right food so that you don't damage or break your previously repaired tooth and lead to further complications.Man smiling in treatment chair for root canal therapy in Springfield MO

It is very important to start with soft foods. Your dentist in Springfield, MO has a few suggestions to read through:


Creamy foods are very easy to eat because they do not require chewing. Yogurt, eggs, ice cream, and milkshakes are good after your root canal.

Fruits are soft, vibrant, smell great. What's not to love? Consider making a smoothie if some fruit skins are a little tough.

Unrefined Carbs

Every living thing requires carbs, including you. There are many non-processed versions of carbs, maybe try some cooked steel-cut oats or a rice dish after a root canal procedure. 


Vegetables should never be neglected even after root canal surgery. Soft veggies that have been cooked, mashed, etc. support overall wellness. 

Do You Have Any Questions About Root Canals?

If you have any questions regarding your root canal therapy, contact White Smiles Family Dental any time. We will be more than happy to go through questions that you may have.

To learn more about what you can and cannot eat after having a root canal, consult with your Springfield, MO dentists Dr. Shannon White and Dr. Preston White before your procedure. 

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