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Who is at risk for white spots?


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People who smoke and those who experience dry mouth or a weakened immune system are more susceptible to yeast infections, which may appear as white spots. People who smoke often develop white areas in their mouth, which are caused by tissue irritation from the smoke. People who grind their teeth commonly develop white lines on their cheeks from trauma. Trauma can also cause areas of whiteness when a denture is ill fitting or food rubs against a ridge area where teeth have been removed.