How To Treat Severed Gums, Lips or Mouth
Injury to the soft-tissue, which includes your tongue, cheek, gum and lips will result in bleeding. There are some basic things you can do to help control the bleeding. Follow this treatment guide:
1. Rinse your mouth. Where possible, use warm water with salt and gently rinse. This process will help cleanse the injured not stop the bleeding.
2. Apply pressure by holding a moistened cloth to the area for 15 minutes. Ideally use a gauze or even a tea bag for this. This will help stop bleeding.
3. Next hold a cold compress to the outside of your face on the opposing side to the injury for 5 to 10 minutes. This will help control bleeding and relieve pain.