Mouth sores may show up one at a time or in groups spread across multiple areas. Many patients feel frustrated by their inability to control these painful ulcers, but understanding possible causes may help you take steps to eliminate or reduce outbreaks. Here are a few triggers to consider:
Most episodes of aphthous ulcers clear up and move on within a couple of weeks. If you have a sore that doesn’t resolve within a month, it’s time to see the team at Fibonacci Smile. In these cases, a closer analysis of the area should be done.
While identifying a cause may lead to a lifestyle adjustment that eliminates sores, many patients end up enduring the discomfort until they heal. Here are a few tips to minimize the disruption:
At Fibonacci Smile, we want to help you find answers to every question you have about your dental health. Aphthous ulcers frustrate many people, but sometimes just one tip contributes to reducing your pain. We look forward to discussing all your concerns at your next visit!