FAMILY GENTLE DENTAL CARE
DR. DAN PETERSON
1415 SAGESTREET ~ GERING, NEBRASKA 69341
Burning Mouth Syndrome is a common yet complex problem that causes the individual to experience a burning or scalding pain on the lips, tongue and sometimes throughout the mouth. There are often no visible signs of irritation. The cause of the syndrome may be caused by the onset of menopause to vitamin deficiencies. About 5% of the population, usually people over the age of 60 are affected with this condition. It often occurs more frequently in older women , often in menopausal women.