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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Palate healing using Kanka
I had a free gingival graft a week ago. The graft looks good according to my dentist and so does the donor site. However, when I talk I keep scraping the donor site hard, it`s a big site with a sharp edge. At night it also wakes me up at times.
Can a product like Kanka be used to put a layer over the site to protect it from the tongue ? Just like it does this for canker sores.
Try something with benzocaine in it - like Orabase.
Binnaz Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Periodontology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University