There are many methods for relieving oral pain.
- Ice packs on the affected area
- Avoiding hard candy or ice
- Avoiding sleeping on your stomach
Dentists use a wide array of pain management tools, including:
- Anesthetics such as Novocaine
- Analgesics such as aspirin or ibuprofen
- Sedatives, including a procedure known as “conscious sedation” or general sedation (also known as “deep sedation”)