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What causes white spots?


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White spots in your mouth may be due to the following:

  • Chronic cheek biting causing scar tissue or a “Fibroma” to form
  • Smoking
  • Repeated rubbing from an ill-fitting denture
  • Repeated rubbing from chewing food on gums in an area where teeth have been lost
  • Yeast infection
  • Lichen Planus (an autoimmune disorder)
  • Syphilis
  • Cancer