Klarinet Archive - Posting 000157.txt from 1995/03
From: Linda Thomas <WAClarone@-----.COM>
Subj: Re: Lip protection
Date: Sun, 5 Mar 1995 19:42:50 -0500
My colleagues and I have used a variety of items for lip protection:
1) ungummed cigarette paper folded and formed over lower teeth
2) brace wax (good short term, long term, yecch!)
3) white cardboard
4) dental dam rubber ( this is the most tricky to use cause it gets
Find that when I have a long gig usually carry along a little bottle of ice
water, a temporary anaesthetic, just swish in the mouth and keep running.
Hope this helps!