Orajel Mouth Sore Gel Topical Solution for Pain Relief

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We like that this product claims to provide instant relief of pain when it is applied to mouth sores. We also like that it has antiseptic properties which help to fight off infection

Orajel Mouth Sore Gel Review

Today we will review Orajel Mouth Sore Gel which was specifically formulated to treat mouth sores that were caused by canker sores. This product also claims to provide relief from the pain of mouth sores caused by cold sores, gum sores, braces and cheek bites. It can be hard to concentrate on your day to day activities if you are constantly suffering from pain caused by a mouth sore. This product strives to provide fast and effective relief whilst also having antiseptic properties which minimize the chance of mouth infections.


The Active Ingredients include:

  • Benzalkonium Chloride
  • Benzocaine
  • Zinc Chloride

The Inactive Ingredients include:

  • Allantoin
  • Carbomer
  • Edetate Disodium
  • Mentha Piperita Oil
  • Polyethylene Glycol
  • Polysorbate 60
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Propyl Gallate
  • Water
  • PVP
  • Sodium Saccharin
  • Sorbic Acid
  • Stearyl Alcohol

Benzalkonium Chloride is known for its antiseptic properties and will provide protection against infection in minor oral irritation or damage caused by sores. Benzocaine is used as a topical pain reliever and will also reduce discomfort caused by canker or mouth sores because of its anaesthetic properties. Zinc Chloride is an astringent and will help to dry out the canker or mouth sore whilst also relieving pain.


For adults and children 2 years and older it is recommended to apply this product to the affected area up to 4 times a day or as directed by your dentist. Children under the age of 12 should be supervised whilst they are using this product. If you want to use it on children under 2 years of age you should consult your doctor or dentist.  You should not use Orajel Mouth Sore Gel if you have an allergy to local anaesthetics. It is also not advised to use this product for longer than 7 days unless you were told to do so by a medical professional.


You can purchase this product at a variety of online retailers. Amazon sells this product for $7.88 which includes shipping. You cannot buy this product directly from the manufacturer’s website. The manufacturer also does not provide free samples or a coupon code that you can scan for a discount.


The guarantee on this product will depend on the guarantee policies set by the online retailers where you buy the product. Amazon does have a 30-day money back guarantee that is applicable from the day of receipt of shipment in most cases. Each seller on Amazon may also have their own Returns Policies and it may be in your best interest to glaze them over before you buy this product.

Conclusion – Orajel Mouth Sore Gel

We like that this product claims to provide instant relief of pain when it is applied to mouth sores. We also like that it has antiseptic properties which help to fight off infection when it comes to mouth irritations. Although most reviews regarding Orajel Mouth Sore Gel are positive we did come across reviews that stated this product does not provide any relief and does not effectively get rid of canker sores. Another review on the manufacturer’s website reported that it only provides temporary relief and has difficulty sticking to mouth sores.

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Pauline RN, BSN, MSN, works as an emergency room nurse and has seen it all over her 20 year career. She is extremely dedicated to her job and is a member of the California Emergency Nurses Association.A strong believer in balanced eating and regular exercise, Pauline enjoys trying out new recipes and participating in Mud Runs with her partner.

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