Some causes for a white bump on the roof of the mouth are mucoceles, Epstein pearls and oral cancer. Although Epstein pearls and mucoceles are harmless bumps or growths that tend to form on the palate, oral cancer is mor... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 »

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 »

A small white bump on a person's gum is most often due to an injury of the gum or is a canker sore; however, in rare cases the bump could be due to an abscess in the area or oral cancer, according to MedicineNet. Since t... 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 »

Palatoplasty is the surgical repair of the roof of the mouth. The term is derived from "palate," which is the roof of the mouth, and "-plasty," which is a medical suffix meaning repair or restoration. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Common remedies for burning the roof of the mouth include using a corticosteroid paste, drinking a cool beverage, drinking a beverage such as milk that coats the mouth, or taking pain medication, according to Healthline ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases