The lining of the oral cavity serves a variety of functions, including protection, sensation, and secretion, and is histologically adapted to the unique environment inside the mouth.
If you have round or ovoid, firm, exophytic, smooth-surfaced masses that are the same color as, or slightly lighter than, the surrounding mucosa then it might be fibroma.
Which lesion is the most commonly encountered oral soft tissue lesions?
Your tongue can describe your Health.
DRY TONGUE TELLS THAT YOUR BODY IS PRODUCING TOO MUCH MUCUS. TO AVOID THIS SITUATION CUT DOWN ON DAIRY AND SUGARY PRODUCTS.
If you have some Bony Growths inside your Mouth (Oral Cavity) then it can be Tori and Exostoses.
These are benign, developmental bony growths that are commonly observed in the oral cavity. Tori are more common and are specific to the midline hard palate and anterolateral lingual mandible. Similar lesions involving the buccal aspect of the maxilla or mandible are called exostoses.
If you have Red Patch on the Midline of the Back side of the Tongue then it can be described as Median Rhomboid Glossitis.
This is a poorly understood condition that affects the tongue dorsum. It is characterized by a chronic, atrophic, erythematous, depapillated patch in the posterior midline of the tongue dorsum typically measuring between 0.25 and 2.0 cm in diameter.
If you have irregular pattern of White Lines and Red patches on the surface of your tongue it can be described as Geographic Tongue.
Also referred to as benign migratory glossitis, geographic tongue is a common inflammatory condition of the tongue. Other oral mucosal sites can be affected less frequently, in which case the condition is called stomatitis erythema migrans or ectopic geographic tongue.
If you have Cracks and Fissures on the surface of your Tongue then it can be described as,
There is remarkable variation in the appearance of the tongue throughout the population. One common finding is the presence of fissures and grooves along the dorsal surface. These can range from shallow appearing cracks to deep, penetrating fissures.