What's an Oral Leukoplakia, and Is It Serious?
Oral leukoplakia might sound menacing, but the condition is generally harmless and is little more than an annoyance. They're small, raised lesions in your mouth and can usually be spotted by their colour. They're usually white or grey, in contrast to the surrounding tongue or membrane, which has a pink hue. But what exactly are they? Response to an Irritant An oral leukoplakia forms in response to an irritant, and can have a number of causes.