Skin conditions.

Cold, canker & mouth sores

The majority of mouth sores are caused by viruses. In some cases, they can be a sign that an underlying medical condition exists and additional diagnosis may need to take place.


Things you should know before your visit

Patients with the following may be directed to another health care provider:
● Eye symptoms● Joint pain or swollen joints

What to expect at your visit

● We will review your medical history, discuss your symptoms, examination and provide a personalized treatment plan for you.● You may need testing. Please note that additional charges apply for these tests. ● At the end of your visit, your practitioner will provide you with a summary, a receipt and educational material.

What are the most common oral conditions?

The most common oral conditions are as follows:Canker sores are small white lesions surrounded by inflammation or redness. Although the exact cause is uncertain, it may involve an immune system and bacteria or viruses involved in this condition of mouth pain which canker sore patients often get confused with cold sores.Cold sores are painful blisters around the lips, under nose or on chin. They can be caused by a virus and will stay in your body after you get them so recurring flare-ups are possible for people who have been infected with this condition to others that may then contract it as well if not treated properly before hand because of its contagiousness.