What Causes Bumps on the Roof of My Mouth?
There are many potential reasons for a bump forming on the roof of the mouth. Most bumps are treatable or will go away, though others may need attention from a dentist or doctor.
– Canker sores or minor burns to the mouth can blister and produce bumps, though they normally heal themselves.
– A hard lump on the roof of the mouth could be an extra bone growth known as Torus palatinus, which is benign.
– If sores do not heal or a bump shows no sign of healing after two weeks, it is vital to consult a doctor.
“Although rare, a bump in the top of the mouth may be an extra tooth. People with hyperdontia grow too many teeth.”
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