Burning mouth syndrome is a benign and complex condition described as a hot or burning sensation in the mouth as if you’ve rinsed with boiling hot water. This condition can impact your tongue, lips or regions all over your mouth. BMS happens suddenly arises and can be serious like you scalded your mouth. Though the underlying source of burning mouth syndrome is often undetermined and makes the treatment more difficult, it can be alleviated and controlled most of the times with the help of health professionals.
It’s hard to determine what causes burning mouth syndrome. On the other hand, possible causes may include hormone changes, stress or depression, issues with immune system, damage to the nerves that control taste or pain (neuropathic pain), badly fitting dentures or reaction to the denture materials. In addition, there are some medical conditions that might cause BMS such as dry mouth, acid reflux, thrush, diabetes or thyroid problems. Medications and supplements may be recommended including counseling or therapies to manage the pain and discomfort.
Symptoms of the burning mouth syndrome must not be ignored. There are many treatment options and home remedies for this condition, thus consulting your health expert must be your priority if you want to escape from its annoying pain. Don’t hesitate to ask help from your trusted Sunshine Coast dentist here at Smiles Nambour. Our expert dental team will help you identify the cause and provide you with ways to relieve your discomfort.
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