Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome has almost as many names as it has possible causes. Scalded mouth syndrome, burning lips syndrome, and burning tongue syndrome are just a few of these, and the possible causes range from psychological problems to acid reflux. The symptoms of this syndrome are a burning sensation, similar to having burned ones mouth with hot coffee, in the roof of the mouth, the gums, the inside of the cheeks, and back of the mouth and throat.