Healthy, Soft Foods To Enjoy After Oral Surgery

Oral surgery can be quick and painless, leaving your mouth feeling better than it ever has, but to ensure great results, you have to make sure you give your mouth the proper time to heal. That means eating foods that won’t damage or aggravate the parts of your mouth that are healing. Luckily, you can still eat healthily while recovering from your oral surgery in Las Vegas! Here at The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, Dr. Carlos Letelier prides himself on not only providing high-quality care but also on taking care of his patients before and after their surgery. That means working with patients to develop a treatment plan that fits their needs and budget and helping patients to a speedy recovery after the fact. Find out what healthy, soft foods you can enjoy after oral surgery to guarantee that you heal quickly and without any problems!

What To Eat and What To Avoid

If you are looking for a Las Vegas oral surgery expert who can give you superb care throughout your entire oral surgery process, look no further.Dr. Carlos Letelier has made a name for himself by providing personalized and top-tier care to each of his patients. But when it comes to recovery, patients play as big a role in healing as the doctors do which is why we recommend that you eat healthy soft foods during your recovery period. Here are some ideas of healthy foods that you can enjoy after oral surgery:

  • Smoothies, juices, and protein shakes
  • Baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, jams, and soft vegetables
  • Fruits and vegetables that don’t “crunch”
  • Yogurt and applesauce
  • Soups, bisques and noodles

Talk To Your Las Vegas Oral Surgery Expert Today!

You don’t want to risk getting oral surgery with a doctor who is just going to rush you in and usher you out the door with no guidance or postoperative care. Dr. Carlos Letelier, at the Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, will see your operation through with personalized care from your first visit until you are completely healed. Contact us at The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas today to learn more about what to eat after oral surgery or to schedule an appointment!

COVID-19 Updates

A COVID-19 message and well wishes from the Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas to all of our patients.


The health and safety of our patients and staff is our number one priority. Per CDC guidelines we will be continuing with or instituting the following measures. Other measures will be instituted as guided by the authorities.


  • Our staff will be wearing enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • We will be monitoring the health of employees and keeping home any employee who displays symptoms of COVID-19.
  • We will be providing services by appointment only and communicating any special instructions to the patient for the appointment (i.e. face covering).
  • We will be limiting the number of people allowed inside the office at any given time.
  • We will be requiring temperature checks and health screenings for patients before entering the office.
  • We will be limiting the contact between the administrative staff and the patients, such as eliminating check-in forms and receipts when possible.


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