Dentist splIt my gums and it really hurts what to do?

Answer For tonight, take aspirin or another over the counter pain medicine, and telephone the dentist's office in the morning. They may have some specific advice and/or give you prescription pain medicine.

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It hurts like a 3 or 4 out of 10. It just feels like a little pinch on your gums, but it doesn't hurt so bad don't worry :)