There are many methods for relieving oral pain. They include:
- 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:
- Topical anesthetic gels.
- Anesthetics such as lidocaine or septocaine.
- Analgesics such as Tylenol or ibuprofen.
- Sedatives, including oral pills, nitrous oxide or intravenous sedation.