The oral burning sensation is complex and devastating to the patients. Patients often feel like “the mouth is on fire”. Not all oral burning is due to burning mouth syndrome. Therefore, differentiating the burning mouth syndrome from other causes of oral burning is important. Various factors cause or contribute to oral burning. Sometimes poor general health can contribute to oral burning. In other words, it is important to consider all the factors before providing a diagnosis. Above all, a systematic workup is necessary to provide a personalized management plan.
The management plan can vary from person to person. Each individual may respond differently. Thus, we adjust your treatment plan depending on your response.