Have you ever had a canker sore? If you
have, you most definitely remember how uncomfortable your mouth feels while the
sore is healing. For 5-10 days it hurts to eat, drink, and brush your teeth.
Canker sores, unlike cold sores, form on the inside of the mouth. Those of us
who suffer from canker sores are told to avoid abrasive, acidic, hot, and spicy
food. It is recommended to avoid aggressive teeth brushing, and stay away from
products that contain SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate), such as most
Until recently there
were few treatments that actually speed the recovery time. Dr. Gibbs is happy
to announce that we are now able to reduce your pain and speed the recovery
time with the help of our WaterLase. In less than 2 minutes time the WaterLase
painlessly cauterizes the canker sore, creating a barrier that eliminates the
pain and quickly heals the area. If you are experiencing a problem with canker
sores, call us – we will see you same day!
We are happy to serve patients in Glen Ellyn, 60137, 60187, 60515, Naperville, Wheaton, Lombard, Glendale Heights, Winfield, West Chicago, Carol Stream, 60148, Warrenville, and Lisle.