The ultimate comfort food, chicken noodle soup is an excellent choice as a healthy meal after having any kind of dental work or oral procedure. It's easy to eat, requires little chewing and the warmth feels soothing in your mouth. Plus, the carrots, celery and onions add vitamins and fiber to your diet, while the chicken contributes a good source of protein to promote healing and provide strength. The chicken broth helps keep you hydrated and the sodium helps the body retain water.
However, whether your recipe calls for egg noodles, fusilli or spaghetti, it's the noodles that add carbohydrates, substance and comfort.