What Causes Canker Sores?

What Causes Canker Sores?Curated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from Huffington Post

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“A canker sore is a little ulcer in the protective lining of your mouth…”

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This is an enlightening explanation of what a canker sore is and how it is different from a cold sore.   Canker sores are actually a response of the autoimmune system to some break in the inner lining of your mouth, such as from the sharp edge of something you ate.  They are a mystery to some extent to medical science.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Cerec Dentist, Denton, TX