The symptoms may be due to minor ulcers (canker sores) or more severe health issues.
– If the spots are uncomfortable or painful, see your dentist promptly.
– Early diagnosis is highly advisable, to treat the condition and minimise complications.
– A small tissue sample might be necessary to check for oral lichen planus or to diagnose pre-cancerous or cancerous cells associated with leukoplakia.
“White spots or other sores in the mouth that do not heal within two weeks should receive timely attention from your dentist.”
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