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What Causes White Patches In Your Mouth?

30th / July / 2017

Have you noticed raised white patches on your gums, teeth or tongue? If so, you might be suffering from a condition known as leukoplakia.

In the majority of cases, these lesions will not impact your smile and they will disappear within a short period of time.

However, there are other instances when it is wise to seek the advice of a dentist or a similar professional. Maintaining proper oral hygiene involves much more than your teeth alone. What are some of the warning signs that you may be suffering from a more serious illness?

  • Having difficulty chewing, swallowing or otherwise moving your jaw.
  • If the white patches develop purple or red spots within their confines.
  • Any type of sore that does not disappear after more than two weeks has elapsed.

“As with most health conditions, there is no single or definitive cause for leukoplakia.”

Read more:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/317689.php

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