I have epilepsy, so bite my tongue all the time, and tried bonjela, but trying to get it to stick to a mucus tissue and the tongue is damn near impossible. When I bite my tongue, SM-33 pours right into hard-to-reach places, stays there, and numbs rapidly. My only complaint is its nasty flavour. Other than that, it’s been a life saver.
Purchased in May 2021.
How to use correctly
First brush your teeth &/or rinse with mouth wash, then apply small amount to earbud or cotton wool, apply to effected area, it will numb the pain in a couple of minutes
Purchased in May 2021 for $10.00.
Great product that delivers results
Wow, after suffering for a week this has been a blessed relief. Yes there is a slight initial discomfort but nothing worthy of complaint. So to all of you stating that you have high pain thresholds, its time to realise and accept that you probably don't if this product is too much for you.
Does sting a bit, but does the job.
Was advised to put this on my mouth ulcer. Stung quite a bit initially (but might be due to having quite a large ulcer too) but only for about 5 seconds before it begins to numb.
It does say apply every 3 hours but I do start to feel it wearing off much shorter, ulcer hurting again sometimes after 2 hours, sometimes after only 30 minutes.. Overall, the numbing works really well for something OTC and worth the initial sting of application. It's not super consistent, but I'm not sure you'll find anything better without prescription.
Purchased in March 2021.
Awesome works like a charm
My filling came out on Sunday as usual and the nerve was exposed. I was laying in a bath with my head in the water. Picture the scene a 6 foot 4 guy weighing 120 kg in a 1.4 meter bath with my feet on the wall and my head in the water with my shoulders all squinched up to get relief. Went to the chemist and the lady gave me this sm33. I was willing to try anything by this time. I put it on thick by just sucking it out of the tube and placing it on my tooth with my tongue. As I am lying here writing this I have a numb mouth and don't want to pull my tooth out with a pair of pliers. Works great. I will go and buy the lady a bunch of flowers on Monday after going to the dentist. Awesome stuff
Purchased in August 2020.
One of the Most Effective OTC at Numbing
This gel is perfect for ulcers, it stings at first but within a couple of minutes you can no longer feel any pain. The active ingredient lidocaine, is unparalleled as a numbing agent and nothing else you can get OTC will work as effectively and quickly as it does. Reapply every few hours and my mouth is given the chance to be pain free and combined with an antiseptic mouthwash my ulcers are well on their way out.
Purchased in May 2020 at Chemist Warehouse for $10.49.
My nearly 8 mth old
is teething and this has been a lifesaver for us both. It does have a strange smell and he hates the taste and blows
raspberries after application BUT it works within a minute! My grumpy, sad baby has some relief and becomes his happy self again. I wont use any other teething gel now as this one actually provides him with relief.
Purchased in December 2019 at Chemist Warehouse.
Heck yeah dude
People who are complaining about “the pain of it” are soft! This gel has helped me out multiple times and I would really recommend it unless you have a high pain tolerance. Seriously grow up it’s fine
Purchased in August 2019.
Pain before the calm
I have been using this for years. Works well but might be painful when first applied. I would also recommend flossing and brushing teeth with a salt toothpaste and rinsing with xylitol beforehand to lower the bacteria level in the mouth. Also helps to get adequate sleep as I am more prone to mouth ulcers when the immune system is weak.
this is awful, applied this trash t to 3 ulcers; the pain it causes when after applying is ridiculous - I have a high pain tolerance but this was dumb. My eyes were watering, and the damn trash only lasts 10-15 minutes before I have to reapply and go through the damn pain again. It sounds like it’s ideal for teething; but damn oath fools don’t use this trash on any open skin or ulcers - just doing ya self damage!!
i get mouth ulcers so very often, nothing else works for me not salt nor vegemite or anything. it taste good and does the job in at least a week. i am also terrible when it comes to spicy foods this works really well and stings the tiniest bit, i would say this has been the product that has worked the best for me personally and honestly!
Horrible & Painful
Used it on my ulcer and boy “ OOO” boy that was painful.
Stung like a bee and I flew like a butterfly.
Back to the chemist.
Hopefully I find someone with some experience to help me.
Just trying to make up fifty words or so, so I’ll keep trying.
Stings like crazy
I used this stuff on my lip for a bit each time it nearly sent me thru the roof with the horrendously bad stinging (I have high pain threshold) I wondered how babies tolerate it, once the sting went after about 30sec went numb which was want I wanted to stop the pain, I have decided not to use it as it hurts so much, so I am using savlon antiseptic this does not sting at all, but then again it is not numbing lip either, but is like a bit of moisturizer.
This is the only thing I have found to work.
This is the only brand of teething gel i've found to work on my toddler.
She likes the taste and happily lets us put it on her gums.
I tried a few other brands on my daughter and myself and this is the one that really numbed the gums properly.
love this teething gel
i find it really effective better then other brands and the ingredients look good too . You definitely need to get this gel if your little one is teething. My little one used to be screaming in pain at night but not anymore with this. Can be purchased from most chemists.
Questions & Answers
Can this be used on holes in teeth?
In the sense of stopping or minimizing pain yes but it wont fix the problem. It will be a temporary solution until you can see a dentist
Can sm33 gel be used for burnt lips that are blistering?
Can I use sm33 gel along with Nurofen kids for my 7month old bub?
That is a doctor or dentist question. You would be advised to query that with your health professional
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