Burning mouth syndrome: an update on recent findings.

  title={Burning mouth syndrome: an update on recent findings.},
  author={Kendra Barker and Neil William Savage},
  journal={Australian dental journal},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={220-3; quiz 288}
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is characterized by a burning sensation of the oral mucosa in the absence of mucosal abnormality. Various local, systemic and psychological factors are associated with BMS, but its aetiology is not fully understood. Recently, significant inroads have been made, producing a better understanding of this complex condition. The aim of the current paper is to explore the condition of BMS in an educational context with the specific outcome of increasing awareness of the… CONTINUE READING

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