A 47-year-old member asked:
Accidentally bit my cheek really hard/ how can i help it?
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Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
Salt water rinses: Small wounds in the mouth will heal quickly on their own. Gentle salt water or diluted peroxide rinses might help. Only very large cuts need to be stitched up.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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