What are Some Common Causes of White Spots on Gums?

If you have white and painful spots on your tongue, this could indicate a condition known as oral thrush. Thrush is caused by the Candida bacteria which has been linked to several health-related issues. What are some common causes?

– Oral thrush could be a signal that your immune system has been weakened.

– Dry mouth can cause oral thrush as well as problems with your teeth.

– Thrush is often present alongside diabetes; an important reason to see your dentist.

”It’s not super common, but people who have a depressed immune system are more at risk.”

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