Aspirin - Chemical burn

The photos show a patient who placed an aspirin on her gums. 
Aspirin is an acid and burned the oral tissues (gums and cheek). 
Fortunately the mouth heals quickly and within two weeks healing occurred.  

Make sure to go to the dentist when you have a problem!
 

 
 



White area of dead gum tissue from Aspirin Burn
 

 

 



Starting to Heal
 

 
 

 


Healed Two Weeks Later

 
 


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