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What can the dentist do to soothe a big mouth ulcer?

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Dr. Debi Williams
Dentistry 26 years experience
Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. Then rub orajel on the sore. Next place a small amount of salt on your finger and hold it against the sore for ten seconds. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If you are prone to canker sores, your dentist or doctor can prescribe an anti-viral.
Dr. Richard Ruden
Dentistry 38 years experience
Laser : If the dentist you go to has a laser like the biolase md the laser will immediately reduce the pain and heal it faster than its normal course of healing.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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