Cold sores and canker sores aren’t just unsightly, they can also be painful Because Dr. Dean F. Robinson and Dr. Scott C. Robinson understands the importance of an overall healthy mouth, Plum Tree Family Dental offers laser treatments to remove these blemishes. If you are suffering with cold sores or canker sores in Provo, Utah, we can help! To make an appointment, call us today at 801-375-3388.

Cold sores and canker sores are very common. Canker sores appear in the mouth and are usually white with a red border. They may be caused by stress, or issues with your immune system, or they could be related to a virus. Stress or allergies can also play a role. Often, a canker sore can be treated with a topical medicine or rinse, but if one persists, you should contact your dentist for an appointment to have it treated.

Cold sores are caused by a virus and can erupt around the mouth and even other parts of the face. The virus itself can stay dormant for a period of time before or between eruptions. The virus that causes cold sores is very contagious, and your dentist can treat it with an antiviral drug, or through the use of lasers.

There is no reason you should live with the discomfort an inconvenience cold sores and canker sores. Schedule your appointment today!