Usually, canker sores do not need any treatment and heal on their own. But if they do not get better for more than two weeks, a dentist must be consulted.
Immediate dentist consultation is required for the following serious developments in the canker sores:
Once the dentist is consulted, he advises treatment according to the severity and type of canker sores. The treatment regimen includes pain killers, mouth rinses and antibiotics. Corticosteroid mouth rinses are also used in some cases
Any home remedies?
There are some home remedies which are of course, not an alternative for proper treatment but can help in relieving pain and discomfort.