Oral epitheliolysis (also known as shedding oral mucosa or oral mucosal peeling) is a rarely described and often unrecognised superficial desquamation of oral mucosa that may be caused by sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) containing oral hygiene products, though some cases appear idiopathic.
Keeping this in view, what is mucosal sloughing?
Skin sloughing is the process of shedding dead surface cells from the skin. In veterinary medicine, it may refer to the process where necrotic surface epithelial cells are discarded from the small intestinal mucosa following various infections which may occur within both monogastrics or ruminants.
Subsequently, question is, what ingredient in toothpaste causes tissue sloughing?
Tartar Troubles Tartar control toothpaste commonly contains a chemical called pyrophosphate. For those with a sensitive mouth, that can cause uncomfortable burning or tissue sloughing.
What causes sloughing?
The root cause of exfoliative dermatitis is a disorder of the skin cells. The cells die and shed too quickly in a process called turning over. The rapid turnover of skin cells causes significant peeling and scaling of the skin. The peeling and scaling may also be known as sloughing.
Is sloughing in the mouth bad?
This tissue peeling or sloughing is not really a serious matter since the oral tissues are one of the fastest tissues to reproduce in the body. It can just be annoying when this takes place and should be resolved if possible. You should note a difference within a week or after changing.