Are White Spots On My Gums A Serious Problem?

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth , oralhealthWhite spots on your gums could be signs of various conditions. It is advisable to see your dentist for a diagnosis to get the correct treatment.

A few causes of white spots:

– Canker sores (ulcers) are painful but harmless sores caused by stress or dietary deficiencies.

– Raised sores could be oral thrush, common in babies or as a side effect from taking antibiotics.

– If the spots are oral lichen planus or leukoplakia, it is important to get them treated as they may be a precursor to cancer.

“Early detection can prevent the problem from progressing and may reduce the risk of complications.”

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