The cusp is the elevated part of a tooth's biting surface. When this cusp is sharp, it can injure your cheeks or tongue while chewing, resulting in oral ulcers. These sharp cusp tips can be rounded off by a dentist.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have some white spot on my tongue. I researched on the internet and it looks like white oral cancer lesion. Any of your thoughts will be appreciable. I have attached the pictures for your reference. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most often these types of lesions (attachment removed to protect patient identity) are from frictional keratosis that is a soft tissue becomes tough and white due to continuous friction over time. If you were to go and see an oral surgeon for evaluation and possible bio... Read Full »