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Burning Mouth Syndrome

Posted on 12/10/2021 by Kevin Nail, DDS
Burning Mouth SyndromeBurning mouth syndrome is a condition that is very painful and can be termed as a burning tingling feeling in the mouth, it can occur every day for many months. Having a dry mouth and an altered taste in the mouth accompanies it. Our dentist will rule out if you are suffering from Burning Mouth Syndrome. Visit the dentist regularly so that you can go through oral examination and get help if you have Burning Mouth Syndrome.

Symptoms of Burning Mouth Syndrome

The main symptom of BMS is having pain in the mouth and this makes it feel like burning and scalding. At times the pain of BMS usually has numbness that is on and off. The BMS can go for months and even years it is very painful and the pain can be on the lips, the roof of the mouth, or even throughout the mouth. The pain depends and can increase as days goes by, the pain reduces when drinking and eating.

Diagnosis of Burning Mouth Syndrome

It is hard to diagnose burning mouth syndrome since most people do not have a mouth problem visible during a dental check-up. The best way to deal with the syndrome is taking to the dentist. Oral habits like tooth grinding or jaw clenching might lead to burning mouth syndrome. Since dentists know oral habits they will help you in managing them after a thorough examination and observation of oral habits the dentist might recommend you to a specialist. Our specialists include oral surgeons, oral pathologists and they can help in treating oral mouth syndrome. The dentist reviews the medical history and examines your mouth and can also perform more tests of blood, oral swab test, tissue biopsy, imaging tests, and many more. The dentist will prescribe medication that can alleviate pain and relieve a dry mouth, burning mouth syndrome can be due to several diseases and after treatment, the syndrome disappears.


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