I think that things like bread, rice cakes, etc. dissolve pretty well, and babies get very good at gumming things. My ds is definitely a feed himself type of boy, and has had the same 6 teeth for months now (no molars) and seems to do fine with a wide range of foods.
I would definitely keep an eye on her at all times, and don't give her things like whole grapes and big chunks of food, but let her practice on her own. If she does the chipmunk thing (stores more and more in her cheeks without swallowing) then only give her a bite or two at a time. But I wouldn't worry too much about it when she has demonstrated she's pretty good at swallowing without choking.
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