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    24 Foods You Can Eat After Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Out

    No, you don't have to subsist on JELL-O. You have options.

    Fact: Getting your teeth pulled out will probably suck. But you'll be OK as long as you stick with a soft, nutritious diet to help the healing process.

    A few tips: Eat cold foods to soothe your poor mouth. "Avoid seeds and hot spices — they'll irritate your wounds," says Dr. Michael Goldberg of Manhattan Dental Health. And don't use straws; the suction can put pressure on your sad little toothless sockets and cause bleeding (gross). And last but not least: Try not to get addicted to pain killers.

    1. Creamy Green Smoothies

    2. Homemade Apple Sauce

    3. Chocolate Avocado Mousse

    4. Greek Yogurt with Honey

    5. Peanut Butter Protein Shake

    6. Honey Tangerine Gelatin

    7. Peanut Butter Mousse

    8. Classic Mashed Potatoes

    9. Roasted Carrot Soup

    10. Black Truffle and Cheese Grits

    11. Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

    12. Warm and Creamy Mocha Pudding

    13. Pumpkin Spice Swirl Maple-Date Cream of Wheat

    14. Basic Creamy Polenta

    15. Smooth Hummus

    16. Baba Ghanouj

    17. Homemade Cottage Cheese

    18. Mango Caprese with Basil Vinaigrette

    19. Cream of Chicken Soup

    20. Soft Scrambled Eggs with Ricotta

    21. Noodle Soup

    22. Nutella Cheesecake

    23. Lemongrass-Basil Sherbet

    24. Mango and Banana Smoothie Pudding

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