Benzodent - Dental Pain Relieving Cream Description from Chattem
Benzodent provides temporary relief of pain for oral discomfort caused by braces or canker sores. With the maximum amount of benzocaine allowed in an OTC oral care product, Benzodent is the dentist-preferred anesthetic for oral pain associated with new or ill-fitting dentures. The unique formula cushions and adheres to gums for pain relief that lasts for hours.
Active Ingredient: Benzocaine 20%
Inactive Ingredients: cellulose gum, D&C red no. 30 lake, eugenol, FD&C blue no. 1 lake, oxyquinoline sulfate, petrolatum (245-003)
Adults and Children 2 years and over:
-remove cap, break metal seal with cap point
-apply directly to the gums or to the denture surface that comes in contact with the affected area of the gums
-if you are using with dentures, wait a few minutes then reinsert dentures and you may use your regular denture adhesive with this product
-use up to 4 times daily or as directed by a dentist or doctor
-children under 12 years of age should be supervised in the use of this product
Children under 2 years: consult a dentist or doctor
Allergy alert: Do not use if you have a history of allergy to local anesthetics such as procaine, butacaine, benzocaine, or other "caine" anesthetics. Localized allergic reactions may occur after prolonged or repeated use.
Do not use for more than 7 consecutive days unless directed by a dentist or a doctor
When using this product:
-avoid contact with eyes
-do not exceed recommended dosage
Stop use and ask a doctor or dentist if:
-sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days
-swelling, rash or fever develops
-irritation, pain or redness persists or worsens
Keep out of reach of children. If more than used for pain is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.