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Burning mouth syndrome

Posted on 2/7/2022 by Edward I Jutkowitz, DMD, PC
Burning mouth syndromeBurning mouth syndrome is a condition where one feels a burn in the mouth. The burning sensation can be felt anywhere in the mouth. The feeling can be on the tongue, gums, roof of the mouth, or even on the cheeks. No test can determine you are suffering from burning mouth syndromes. Still, our specialists will likely examine your mouth, review your health history, or ask for a full description of your symptoms, oral care, and oral habits.

Treatment for burning mouth syndrome

Treatment for burning mouth syndrome depends on whether you are suffering from which types of burning mouth, primary or secondary burning mouth syndromes. Below are more information on each type.

Secondary burning mouth syndrome

The underlying conditions leading to the burning are treated to treat secondary burning mouth syndrome. For example, treating an oral infection may relieve the discomfort. Also, taking some vitamins can lead to the healing of conditions like a vitamin deficiency.

Primary burning mouth syndrome

There is no known treatment for primary burning mouth syndromes. Scientists have tried to find a cure, but there is no solid research to back their theories. Treatment to primary burning mouth depends on signs and symptoms. There are several treatment options on the primary burning mouth like antidepressants, anticonvulsant medication, and lidocaine, and it requires several tries to find the treatment that reduces your mouth discomfort.

Home remedies to treat burning mouth syndrome

Apart from medical treatment and prescription from the doctor, here are a few tips to deal with symptoms of mouth discomfort; people suffering from recurring burning mouth should avoid spicy foods, avoid the use of tobacco, avoid acidic foods and products like alcohol and whiskey, and overall, they should drink a lot of water.

Burning mouth syndrome can be frustrating and uncomfortable. It reduces the quality of life, but here in our offices, we are ready to help you restore your quality of life. Seek an appointment with our specialist for prime oral wellness.
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