A 22-year-old female asked:
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Besides Orajel is there any other ointment over the counter that we could buy?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Yes, but...: ...all OTCs are only moderately effective at masking oral pain. Imperative to properly diagnose the cause of the problem and treat the cause. Call your Dentist.
Answered on Nov 14, 2015
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