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Painful white spot on roof of mouth. Happened after filling done. What could it be?

Hello! I am puzzled, about what is going on with my mouth. Well on the roof of my mouth, i have a very painful white spot, for a week now. Its painful to eat. I got this 2 days after i had a a lot of fillings done, on my teeth .I brought this matter up to my dentist . He informed me to see my doctor. Well i did. She was not to concern.I was just informed, that it is a blister . I was giving mouth wash for my pain. I know this is not normal. Can i please have some answers! thanks
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Dentist 's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

White spots on the roof of the mouth can be because of alllergy to some fillling material , it can be due to ulcerations , abscess formation .

Consult to the dentist and get complete clinical evaluation done .
Maintain a good oral hygiene .
Use 0.2% of chlorhexidine gargles twice daily .
Use saline water gargles 3-4 times a day.
Take multivitamin tablets .
Apply Dologel over the affected area .
Avoid eating hot and spicy food .

Hope this helps out .

Answered: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
hi and welcome,

White spots seen on the roof of the mouth are may be due to ulcerations , it can be stress related ulcer , apthous ulcer , ulceration caused due to trauma either physical trauma or chemical trauma caused due to allergy to certain filling material or food stuffs .

such ulceration or lesions take about 10 to 15 days to subside provided they are not infected.

i suggest you to maintain good oral hygiene to prevent ant super infection by regular mouth rinsing with antiseptic mouthwash.

start with a multivitamin course and vitamin C lozenges two times daily for 7 to 10 days which helps in repairing the tissue.

Apply antiseptic oral ointment like dentogel topically over the lesion 2 to 3 times a day.

i hope this helps,

take care.
Answered: Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for sharing your concern with us
Although the cause of most mouth ulcers is unknown, accidental damage is a common reason. For example, biting the tongue or cheek lining by mistake, eating foods that are too hot, a sharp broken tooth, or wearing badly-fitting dentures can all produce a mouth ulcer.
Avoid spicy, salty or sour foods until the ulcer has healed.
Dissolve a tablet of soluble (dispersible) paracetamol in water, and swirl it round your mouth before swallowing it.
Before eating, rinse your mouth with iced water. This may dull the pain, so that eating is more comfortable.
vitamin B12 tablets taken under the tongue (sublingually) may help, even in people whose blood level of vitamin B12 is normal.
Answered: Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
Hello and welcome,

The white blisters on roof mouth may be arised due to allergy caused by the material used for restoring the tooth.
THESE blisters can be aphthous ulcers too.

I would suggest to take nutritious rich food in your diet.

vtamin-becosules can be administered.

Topical corticosteroids can be administered on the affected site.
maitain good oral hygiene.

warm saline rinses can be used frequently.


dr.bindiya bhaskar

Answered: Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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