I have been diagnosed with burning mouth syndrome. The burning is mainly the tip of my tongue and roof of mouth. An oral surgeon recommended klonopin (clonazepam).

Burning Mouth. Treatment depends on the cause, & your signs/symptoms. In general, some include saliva replacement products, Lidocaine & oral rinses, capsaicin, medications that block nerve pain, certain antidepressants, klonopin, (clonazepam) & cognitive behavior therapy.
Depends on cause. Burning mouth syndrome can be a result of many systemic disease..Should consult your medical doctor also if not consulted..