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A 32-year-old member asked:

What is a dry patch in the mouth mean?

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Dr. Harold McKelvey
Dentistry 36 years experience
Dry patch in mouth.: Any part of your mouth that is not moist is a concern. It could be as simple as a food allergy or as serious as oral cancer. Although oral cancer is rare it should be taken very seriously. Schedule an appointment with your dentist for an evaluation.
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A 46-year-old member asked:

What could a white patch in the mouth mean? Is it serious?

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Dr. Harold McKelvey
Dentistry 36 years experience
White patch in mouth: Any part of your mouth that is white or a different color could be a concern. It could be as simple as a food allergy or as serious as oral cancer. Although oral cancer is rare it should be taken very seriously. Schedule an appointment with your dentist for an evaluation.
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