Mouth Ulcers

Mouth Ulcers

  • A mouth ulcer is the loss or erosion of the delicate lining tissue of the mouth (mucous membrane).
  • The most common cause is injury, such as accidentally biting the inside of your cheek.
  • In most cases,  are harmless and resolve by themselves in 10 to 14 days without the need for treatment.
  • Aphthous ulcers are recurring ulcers with no known cause that affect around 20 per cent of the population.
  • If your don’t clear up after 14 days, or if you get them frequently, see your dentist or doctor.