Bumps or lumps on the roof of the mouth can be noncancerous or cancerous. The most common bony outgrowths on the roof of the mouth are called palatal tori and occur in 20 to 30 percent of the population, according to Dr.... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Tiny bumps on the palate (roof) of the mouth can be caused by several issues, are usually harmless and typically go away on their own without treatment, according to MD-Health. White bumps on the palate can be caused by ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Small white bumps on the roof of the mouth may be caused by thrush, a condition created by an overabundance of the fungus candida. Candida is commonly known as yeast, according to WebMD. More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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Some of the noncancerous causes of lumps in the mouth include warts, oral thrush, a torus and salivary gland tumors, notes Merck Manuals. Some precancerous causes of lumps in the mouth include leukoplakia and erythroplak... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

A painful bump on the roof of the mouth may be an ulcer that developed from extra bone, called a mandibular torus or exostosis, bumping against hard foods, explains 1st Impressions Dental Practice. It may also be a fever... More » Health Dental

A hard lump on the roof of the mouth may be a bone growth called a torus, according to Merck Manuals. These growths do not pose a health risk and are generally left untreated unless they cause difficulties while eating o... More » Health Dental