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Bitten Lip or Tongue


If your child has bitten his lip or tongue severely enough to cause bleeding, clean the bite gently with water and use a cold compress if able (a cold, wet towel or washcloth pressed firmly against the area) to reduce or avoid swelling. Give us a call to help determine how serious the bite is. Generally, unless severe, this will heal on its own.

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Brad Singleton, DDS Board Certified, Diplomate American Board Groovy Molar