2018 Undergraduate Informative Poster Competition honorable mention recipients are Hunter Frederick (left) and Rebecca Meats (right) from the University of Missouri - Kansas City for Burning Mouth Syndrome: What Would You Do?.
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a chronic pain syndrome characterized by burning symptoms in the oral cavity and with clinically healthy appearance of the oral mucosa, affecting mostly postmenopausal women (1).
The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) has described burning mouth syndrome as a chronic condition characterised by a burning sensation of the oral mucosa for which no cause can be found .
VALENCIA, SPAIN -- Sucking on a clonazepam tablet for 3 minutes after every meal reduced pain, paresthesia, dry mouth, and altered sense of taste in patients with burning mouth syndrome in a retrospective study.
Nondental causes of oral facial pain can be associated with oral mucosal disorders, malignant disease and its therapy, salivary gland disorders, maxillary sinusitis, burning mouth syndrome, or atypical odontalgia.