Nobody should ever give you a guarantee that burning mouth syndrome will be cured. The condition can have both psychological cause and effect, or be related to parts of the central nervous system we don’t fully understand.
Maxillofacial surgeons are however experienced in treating the hard and soft tissues of your face, mouth, or jaws. Their knowledge of your individual symptoms can bring diagnosis and treatment.
Even when missed previously, straightforward causes such as a wrongly fitting denture, unsuitable dental work, a traceable infection, even the wrong mouthwash can be found.
The same applies to a range of known, underlying conditions, which when treated relieve the further problem they are causing. This could be an unrecognised serious issue, or simply a vitamin, or mineral deficiency.
As with other neurological conditions bringing facial pain, long term, low dosage of anti depressant medication can help. Moderate dose anti convulsant medicines may suit in a few cases.