What is burning mouth syndrome?

By Nicole Holland, DDS, MS – Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Do you have a painful, burning feeling in your mouth that won’t go away? Many people may be surprised to know that there is a condition called Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS), also known as glossodynia (glos′ō-din′ē-ă). What is BMS?  BMS is a chronic condition where one experiences a burning pain in the mouth without a known underlying medical cause. Women experience BMS symptoms seven times more frequently than men. The burning pain can be very distressing and can last for months or even years. The most common site … Continue reading