Benzocaine And Thrush

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Wisdom teeth

Hi, I am 38 years old, male and will be having two wisdom teeth out in month.Until that time I am coating the area around the teeth in a benzocaine solution to numb the immense pain associated with these teeth poking through the gums. I am also on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For oral care I often use chlorhexidine gargles (Peridex) which is not an antibiotic per se but often can help gum infections (gingivitis). Often just gargliong with warm baking soda solutions can provide some relief. I also someimes use a viscous... Read more »

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