Your diet is one of the most important components of the recovery process following dental implant therapy. Although we can place your implants, your care and cooperation in following our experts’ recommendations are critical to the success of the treatment.

During the first four weeks, we recommend soft foods. Any kind of food which don’t require a lot of chewing forces, such as:

After four weeks, you can add thicker food like drumsticks and salmon to your diet. After eight weeks you can try very tender beef or lamb.

Throughout the first eight weeks of your healing, it is important to avoid the following foods:

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The American Institute of Implant Dentistry is one of the world’s premier implant education institutes, committed to continued education for dental implant specialists. These courses are taught by highly qualified and experienced instructors, who personally practice what they teach. After 27 years of bringing our knowledge and experience to dental professionals around the world, we have now started the AIID Clinical Practice. Featuring a multidisciplinary, results-driven approach, AIID Clinical Practice is able to complete every step of your procedure under the same roof with the same clinical team. Experience the world-class care and sophisticated techniques taught to thousands, all conveniently located in one practice in Washington, DC.