A non-chewing All-on-4 Diet is important to follow for the week following surgery.
When choosing foods, think VERY soft and calorie-rich.
The following is a list of a few items we recommend for the first 24 hrs.
and 1 week following surgery.
First 24 – 48 Hours (Cool Liquids)
Pudding, Jell-O, Applesauce, Protein Drinks (Ensure), Milkshakes, Clear Broth, and Milk
After 48 Hours, Until Your 1 Week Post-op Appointment (Non-Chewing Diet)
Creamy Mashed Potatoes/ Sweet potatoes/ Squash
Mildly Seasoned Broth or Creamy Soups
Yogurt (WITHOUT strawberries or any other fruit containing seeds)
Mashed banana or Avocado
Cream of Wheat (avoid oatmeal due to large oat pieces)
Blended Smoothies (WITHOUT strawberries or any other fruit containing seeds)
**AVOID** The Following Foods
Hot, Spicy, Citrus, and, Tomato based foods
Steaming Hot foods
Fruit/Berries with seeds (such as strawberries and raspberries)
Drinking through a straw