Taking the Sizzle Out of Burning Mouth Sensations

Burning mouth syndrome affects hundreds of people every year. Though women are affected seven times more often than men, men are not immune to burning mouth syndrome. Even though those over 40 are more likely to acquire burning mouth syndrome, those in their 20’s may also acquire the condition.

The symptoms can be alarming because it can be complex to define and it can be chronic. So, this oral health condition can have an impact on your social and professional life. There are numerous areas of the mouth that can experience the painful burning sensations associated with this condition, including:

The condition is also termed other names, including:


Now, let’s get right down to the remedies. Your dentist’s recommendation is the first place to start. Yet, there are some self help remedies available to reduce burning sensation in your mouth and surrounding area including:

If you are interested in general dentistry or cosmetic dentistry, contact Dr. Mark Sweeney, an Austin Texas cosmetic dentist, for a consultation at 512-380-1300.