WHAT CAUSES LICHEN PLANUS IN THE MOUTH AND HOW TO TREAT - DENTISTRY
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What causes lichen planus in the mouth and how to treat it



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Lichen planus in the mouth, also known as oral lichen planus, is a chronic inflammation of the inner lining of the mouth that causes the appearance of very painful white or red lesions, being similar to thrush. Since this change in the mouth is caused by the person's own immune system, it can not be transmitted, there is no risk of contamination through kissing or sharing of cutlery, for example