What are the Symptoms and Causes of Tongue Discoloration?

12 January 2019
12 January 2019, Comments: 0

The degrees of tongue discolouration can be varied, but it can still be an alarming condition. When you have a discoloured tongue it is best to consult your dentist to ascertain the underlying cause.

Potential causes:

– Smoking and chewing tobacco

– B12 vitamin deficiency and diabetes.

– Chemotherapy and antibiotics.

“Not taking proper care of your teeth can cause black hairy tongue due to cells not shedding normally which can lead to buildup of bacteria.”

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