The problem of biting the tongue does not seem to us significant and, nevertheless, the wound can hurt and heal up to a week, causing inconvenience and discomfort. That is why she needs treatment.
Everything related to dental problems will be decided by the doctor:
- grinds the sharp edges of the teeth;
- install a bracket system to correct malocclusion, special plates that reduce the force of jaw compression;
- treat carious teeth, reinstall dentures, replace old fillings.
What should a person do if he bites his tongue? How to treat an ulcer? If the wound bleeds, press it firmly against the palate or cheek. Ice wrapped in a clean piece of cloth or a sterile bandage will help stop the bleeding.
It's a good idea to rinse your mouth with mouthwash if you have one at home. Salt solution is also suitable (a teaspoon of salt per glass of warm water), a mixture in equal parts of 3% hydrogen peroxide and water, a solution of baking soda.
You can lubricate the bitten tongue with aloe vera gel, analgesic and antiseptic for the oral cavity, dental adhesive paste, milk of magnesia, sold in a pharmacy. In order not to swallow these funds, it is best to apply them on a bandage and hold them against the wound. The frequency of treatment should be at least 3 times a day.
Of the alternative recipes, honey has a good healing effect. Putting a spoon in your mouth, you need to hold it there for a while, without swallowing. It envelops the mucous membrane, protects against the reproduction of pathogens. Adding turmeric to the sweetness will only increase its antibacterial effect.