Burning mouth syndrome (stomatodynia) is a burning sensation that occurs in the mouth, tongue, palate, gums, inside the cheeks and throat areas. This problem may persist for months or years.
Once the enamel has been irreversibly destroyed, your dentist may have to close the hole in the tooth caused by decay. In more severe cases, endodontic treatment may be necessary.
Cold sores, also called “febrile blisters” appear as groups of red blisters, outside the mouth usually around the lips, may also develop under the nose or under the chin. These are very contagious and in case of breaking the liquid inside them can leak and spread the infection. Usually when they break they create a scab on the sores until they heal.
A dental abscess occurs when there is an infection by a bacterium in the nerve of the tooth. The symptoms that usually occur are strong toothache, sensitivity to drinks or hot and cold foods, fever and swollen lymph nodes.
The most frequent symptom is feeling a lump that is not usually painful, and this usually originates in the lip, cheek or gums. There is usually no need to worry because they are not usually tumor, but we recommend treating with one of our specialists.
Ameloblast is a non-cancerous (benign) tumor that develops in the jaw near the molars; It begins in the cells that form the protective enamel which coat the teeth. This condition can be very aggressive and develop in the jaw causing swelling and pain.
Oral cancer is due in part to the lack of recognition of the first symptoms of the disease, it occurs in the lips, inside the mouth, in the back of the throat, in the tonsils or in the salivary glands.
- A sore on your lips, on your gums or inside your mouth that bleeds easily and does not heal
- A lump or thickening on the cheek that you can feel with your tongue
- Loss of sensations or numbness in any part of the mouth/li>
- White or red spots on the gums, tongue or inside the mouth
- Difficulty chewing or swallowing food
- Pain, without explanation, in the mouth or sensation of choking in the throat
- High jaw indent, causing the prosthesis not to fit properly
- Change in the voice
If observing or feeling any of these symptoms consult with our specialist in the subject as early as possible for an early evaluation and receive the appropriate treatment, do not wait fot it to be too late.