What Your Tongue Indicates About Your Dental Health
April 21, 2022
During a regular appointment, a dentist will check your tongue for signs of oral health problems. A sore or discoloured tongue may indicate an issue which could affect your dental health.Key takeaways:
A red or shiny-looking tongue may indicate a deficiency in nutrients like iron which are key for healthy teeth.
Patches on the tongue or a white, creamy appearance could be a sign of an oral thrush infection.
A bacteria build up can be indicated by a yellow tongue or a tongue which feels fuzzy.