Mouth Ulcers

Mouth ulcers are a common condition that can cause discomfort or pain. They usually appear as small, round or oval lesions with a whitish centre and a red border.

You might have mouth ulcers if you have:

Painful sores inside the mouth
Difficulty eating or speaking due to soreness
Sensitivity or irritation around the lips
  • Minor injuries to the mouth, such as accidental bites
  • Irritation from braces or dentures
  • Certain foods or drinks, such as acidic fruits or spicy foods
  • Stress or hormonal changes
  • Pain or discomfort when eating, drinking, or speaking
  • Sensitivity to hot, spicy, or acidic foods
  • Difficulty brushing teeth or maintaining oral hygiene
  • Apply a topical treatment like Bonjela to the ulcer
  • Rinse mouth with saltwater solution to help reduce inflammation
  • Avoid irritating foods or drinks that worsen ulcers
  • Use a soft-bristled toothbrush, and toothpaste without sodium lauryl sulphate

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