ADA Accessibility Information


Bruce M. MacNicol, DDS, MS, FRCD (C)
Michael T. Jackson, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD (C)
Andrew P. Gater, HBSc, DDS, FRCD (C)
Mohammad Mokhtari, HBSc, DDS, FRCD (C)
BARRIE OFFICE:  705-302-0357
NORTH BAY OFFICE:  705-475-0050
Huronia ReAppt Button Huronia ReferDoc Button

Did You Badly Burn Your Mouth? Your Oral Surgeon Can Help!

Posted on 6/25/2017 by Tricia Ramsay
A man's tongue suffering from a painful burn.
When you eat or drink something that is far too hot for your mouth, you can often be left with painful oral burns.

Some burns are not that bad, and go away on their own. However, some burns are significant enough to need medical attention.

There are two categories of oral burns that require you to see someone to help - second and third degree. If you think your oral burn is really bad, you may want to find out what your oral surgeon has to say.

Getting Medical Attention for an Oral Burn

A second-degree oral burn means that even after the initial burn, you are stuck in pain. You will often face large blisters that use up several layers of oral tissue. A third-degree burn is worse. On top of pain and blisters, you may actually begin feeling nothing at all.

Some people with third-degree burns never hurt when they initially suffer the burn. The nerves are fried, leaving them without the realization of how bad it really is. Your skin may end up feeling waxy, sometimes even turning brown.

If you get a second-degree burn, your oral surgeon may have to break the blister. Otherwise, they may simply keep an eye on it to ensure it doesn't get infected. For third-degree burns, many people need skin grafts to help the area heal. The nerves may be so badly damaged that they cannot protect your mouth or keep it healthy.

Don't underestimate an oral burn. They can be painful and a problem to deal with. If your oral burns are bad, your oral surgeon may need to help treat them so that your mouth is able to heal properly. If you have recently burned your mouth, make sure you contact our office to seek treatment.

Quick Links
Wisdom Teeth
Dental Implants
All-On-4® Treatment Concept
Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
Bone Grafting
Facial Trauma
Impacted Canines
Oral Pathology

See Our Reviews
Reviews on Google for Huronia Oral Surgery Group yelp square 100

Our Partners

Huronia Nobel Logo
Barrie Office Contact Info

128 Wellington Street West
Suite 308
Barrie, Ontario L4N 8J6

Telephone: 705-302-0357
Fax: 705-734-0154

Map & Directions

North Bay Office Contact Info

700 Cassells Street
North Bay, Ontario P1B4A4
Telephone: 705-475-0050
Fax: 705-475-0030

Map & Directions

Home  | About Us  | Patient Services  | Patient Information  | Doctor Referral  | Dental Blog  | Contact Us  | Bruce M. MacNicol, DDS, MS, FRCD (C)  | Michael T. Jackson, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD (C)  | Andrew P. Gater, HBSc, DDS, FRCD (C)  | Mohammad Mokhtari, HBSc, DDS, FRCD (C)  | Virtual Tour  | Testimonials  | Wisdom Teeth  | Dental Implants  | All On 4  | All-On-4® Case Studies  | Jaw Surgery  | Bone Grafting  | Facial Trauma  | Impacted Canines  | Oral Pathology  | Dental Extractions While Asleep  | Tooth Extraction  | Pre and Post-Op Instructions  | Patient Forms  | Patient Referral Form  | Doctor Referral Form  | Resources  | Contact Barrie Location  | Contact North Bay Location