The Link Between Poor Oral Hygiene and a Discoloured Tongue
Did you know that improperly cleaning your teeth and gums might cause your tongue to change colour? Many individuals are unaware of the connection between a black tongue and poor oral hygiene and other problems. What causes such a condition? Let’s take a closer look.
– You might be dehydrated, running a low-grade fever or have a condition known as oral thrush.
– Chewing tobacco and smoking are known causes.
– B12 vitamin deficiency may be the issue.
“First, you’ll need to determine the cause of your tongue discoloration with a dentist or doctor.”
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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)
Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.