If you have the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.
Do you have problems chewing, swallowing, or moving your tongue?
Do you have a tongue problem?
Do you have one or more sores in or around your mouth?
Do you have white or red patches in your mouth?
Do you have cracking, splitting, or chapping at the corners of your mouth or on your lips?
Do you have a dry mouth?
Do you think a medicine may be the cause of your mouth problem?
Have you noticed changes in the way your breath smells?
Are your dentures or other dental appliance causing discomfort?
Do you have burning, tingling, or numbness inside your mouth or your lips?
Have you noticed changes in the way things taste?
Do you have a lump, thickening, or growth in your mouth?