I know that’s an unappetizing title. Over the past few week (or months? I’m not great at keeping track of time) I’ve noticed a stringy-white substance peeling off my cheeks and gums. Usually in the morning. Some cursory Googling suggests its skin sloughing off my cheeks and gums. My lips are peeling too, although my lips are always sensitive and have a habit of peeling a lot.
I haven’t changed toothpaste. I use Sensodyne Repair and Protect, because I have terrible enamel and very sensitive teeth. Sensodyne is apparently the gentlest toothpaste. So I don’t think it’s my toothpaste being too harsh.
I have really bad dry mouth, I think, so maybe it’s from that? If so, I’m not sure why it started this summer, rather earlier- I’ve had dry mouth for quite a while now.
I’m going to bring it up to Dr.B2 when the fall semester starts and I can finally start going back to the student health center. But in the mean time, does anyone else experience this?