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Keep your kids happy, healthy, and safe with the advice in these Howcast videos.
You Will Need
- An ice cube or Popsicle
- Sterile gauze or a clean washcloth
- Hydrogen peroxide
- A pain reliever, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen (optional)
Suck on an ice cube or a Popsicle for several minutes.
Stop the bleeding
With the gauze or washcloth, press on the area that’s bleeding until it’s no longer bleeding.
Rinse with salt water
Rinse and spit with salt water or a solution of one part hydrogen peroxide, two parts water.
Let it heal
Don't eat acidic or salty foods for a day or two. And chew a little more carefully from now on!