A 47-year-old member asked:
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what is the black substance dentists place on canker sore?

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Dr. John Mc Allister
Specializes in Dentistry
Debacterol: There are different products that can be used to help with the discomfort of canker sores. Everything from a topical anesthetic, laser energy, silver nitrate, sulfuric acid etc... One common product that is black is called debacterol. Hope this helps, .
Answered on Sep 29, 2017
Dr. Marguerite Myers
44 years experience Dentistry
Debacterol: Debacterol is a great canker sore treatment. It uses chemical cauterization of the wound. It is extremely effective.
Answered on Sep 29, 2017

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Not necesarily: The sore will go away in about a week no matter what is done.
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