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Leukoplakia Patches: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments - WebMD

The presence of white or gray colored patches on your tongue, gums, roof of your mouth, or the inside of the cheeks of your mouth may be a sign of leukoplakia.

What are those white spots on my gums? - Dr. Kellye N. Rice, DMD

White spots on the gums are often the result of irritation to the delicate tissues inside your mouth, especially irritation resulting from rough or ill-fitting dentures, ...

What Mouth Cancer Looks Like: Images of Oral Cancer - Healthline

May 16, 2013 ... ... of mouth cancer, which can be seen in the lips, teeth, gums, and more. ... Unlike flat patches that indicate abnormal cell growth, a canker sore looks like ... The middle of the canker sore may appear white, gray, or yellow, and ...

Leukoplakia: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis - Healthline

Leukoplakia is a condition in which thick, white patches form on the tongue and the lining of the cheeks of the ... However, cheeks and gums are also vulnerable.

5 dental symptoms you should never ignore |

Gum disease includes gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and periodontitis (a more ... The first signs are white spots that form in the very early stages.

Mouth White Patches - Symptoms, Causes, Treatments - Healthgrades

Sep 6, 2013 ... Trauma to the mouth, gums or teeth may result in mouth white patches. Trauma- related cuts become inflamed, swell, and have the potential ...

Leukoplakia - Simple Steps To Better Dental Health

Feb 6, 2012 ... Leukoplakia is a white or gray-white patch in the mouth that cannot be ... Leukoplakia is often seen on the lip or inside the cheeks or gums.

White patches in the mouth | Cambridge University Hospitals

A white patch is an area of thickening in the lining of the mouth (mucosa) and has a ... A biopsy is a sample of mouth tissue (eg lip, cheek, gum, tongue) that ...

White Gums - Top Dentists

While you're brushing your teeth one morning, you notice that there are white spots on your gums. Understandably, you're curious about what could cause this  ...

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