Burning Mouth Syndrome

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What is Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS)?

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a condition where one experiences ongoing burning in the mouth affecting your tongue, lips, gums, cheeks and roof of the mouth. This is a highly uncomfortable and painful syndrome and without proper treatment, can lead to a more serious infection. BMS can last up to months or even years so it is important to get checked as soon as possible if symptoms arise. Our dentists are experienced in numerous syndromes and infections and they will do everything they can to alleviate the pain and help your situation.

Common symptoms of Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS):

  • Burning of the mouth
  • Burning of the lips
  • Numbness
  • Burning of the tongue
  • Burning of the cheeks
  • Burning on the roof of your mouth
  • Taste changes
  • Dry mouth
  • Discomfort as frequent as everyday
  • Pain increases throughout the day
  • Difficulty falling asleep

Possible Cause of BMS:

  • If you have allergies
  • If you have frequent dry mouth
  • If you suffer from depression or anxiety
  • If you're on certain medications

Possible Treatments For BMS:

  • Use of certain oral rinses
  • Nerve blocking medications
  • Saliva replacement
  • Use of certain pain-relieving toothpaste

 

 

Treatment options for burning mouth syndrome include, but are not limited to:

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