Orajel Extra Strength Dental Gel 5.3g

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This medicine is sold under the discretion of a Well Pharmacist.
You will be required to answer a few short questions to ensure this medicine is suitable for you.

Delivers rapid relief when and where you need it most. The 10% w/w benzocaine is ideal to reduce pain associated with a broken tooth or in a tooth that may require a filling until you can see the dentist.

Contains benzocaine, a powerful local anaesthetic that works by temporarily blocking the pathway of pain signals along the nerves and relieves pain by numbing the area.

How to Use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before using this product

Adults and children 12 years and over:

Remove cap.
Cut off tip of tube.
With a clean finger or swab apply an amount of gel the size of a green pea into the tooth cavity.
Use up to 4 times daily.

Do not use continuously. If toothache persists, consult your dentist.


Make sure it is dsafe for you to apply Orajel Extra Strenght. Do not take this medicine if:

  • You have had an allergic reaction to Benzocaine or any of the ingredients in the gel, particularly Sorbic acid. An allergic reaction may include a rash, stinging, swelling or itching. This product contains Sorbic acid, which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. Contact Dermatitis).
  • You have been told by your doctor that you have difficulty convertin a component of your blood called methaemglobin to haemoglobin. Please don't be worried, Most people taking this medicine will not experience any problems.

Talk to your pharmacist, doctor or dentist if:

  • You are taking antibiotics called Sulponamides, for example Co-trimoxazole, as Benzocaine may prevent them from working well.
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.


Active Ingredients: Benzocaine 20% w/w.

Also Contains: Polyethylene Glycol, Sodium Saccharin (E954), Sorbic Acid (E200), Clove Oil, Spearmint Flavour.