What to Do About Canker Sores

Have you ever had a canker sore before? If you have, you probably remember how painful and unpleasant they can be. Sadly, when you have a canker sore, even simple things like eating can be painful. Fortunately, there are several things you could do to prevent these problems. Sadly, there aren’t any treatments that can heal a canker sore, but there are things you can ty to make coping with a canker sore more bearable.

In reality, a canker sore isn’t caused by a virus. Canker sores are wounds that can appear virtually anywhere in your mouth. Luckily, even though you can’t treat a canker sore, there are some medications you can take to help you feel comfortable. You should try using common painkillers or topical gels to numb your sore to alleviate your pain. If you find that these options don’t work as well as you would like, our team might be able to offer you other alternatives.

Still, there are a few other things you should hear about canker sores. If you have a canker sore and feel sluggish simultaneously, we suggest scheduling an appointment with us as soon as you can. You may also want to visit our team if you have a canker sore that lasts for more than three weeks.

To learn more about what you can do to keep yourself comfortable while you have a canker sore in Northridge, California, we invite you to contact Northridge Dental Group by calling 818-886-6100. Our dentist, Dr. Shahdad Arami, and our team inspect your teeth and answer any questions you may have. We’re excited to hear from you!

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