- Experience and expertise. Each year, Mayo Clinic experts diagnose and treat more than 150 people who have burning mouth syndrome. Extensive testing can help determine what triggers your discomfort and rule out other problems.
- Multispecialty team. At Mayo Clinic, highly-skilled specialists from different areas work together to diagnose and manage your burning mouth syndrome. Using the latest technology, experts can treat any underlying condition that may be contributing to burning mouth syndrome. If no abnormalities are found, Mayo Clinic doctors can recommend lifestyle changes and medication to manage your symptoms.
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