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Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

Burned taste buds

02/24/2009

Question:

My daughter burnt her tounge very bad on hot chocolate. She has a lot of raised white bumps in her mouth and they hurt alot. Is there any type of treatment to help them heal?

Answer:

Over the counter sore throat sprays (Chloraseptic) or numbing ointments (Orabase, Ambesol) might help.

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Response by:

David Lee Hall, DDS David Lee Hall, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University