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How to Help When You Burn Your Tongue
Posted on 6/10/2019 by Sundberg Office
When you burn your tongue, it can be quite uncomfortable. You want to find relief when it happens, but you may not know what to do. You put aloe on your skin when you have a sunburn. When you burn your tongue, though, the answer to this might be harder for you to find than others.
Here are some ways that you can reduce the pain that you are in when you have a burn on the outside of your tongue. You should get the relief you need, but you have to do just a few things to get it.
Ways to Relieve Your Tongue Pain When Got Burned
There are many ways to relieve any sort of burn pain that you're experiencing. When it is on your tongue, you have to be gentle in how you deal with treating and healing it because this is a tricky spot.
Rinse with cool salt water to reduce the swelling and the pain that is felt in your mouth. Do not drink or rinse your mouth with hot water because this can make the pain in your mouth worse. Use ice or popsicles to ease the pain you're experiencing because they are cool and crisp on the mouth. Always rinse the mouth with cool water regularly to keep things moist inside the mouth.
Call our office today to find out what we can do to help that burn you have on your tongue. We want to make sure that all of our patients get the help they need and if it has to do with your oral health, including your tongue, so we can provide the help that is needed when you give us a call. Let us make you an appointment to meet with our dentists today for a bit of relief.