Mostrando entradas con la etiqueta Tongue. Mostrar todas las entradas
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martes, 2 de febrero de 2021

What Is COVID Tongue? - Know this new symptom of the Coronavirus

Oral Medicine

In a study in patients with coronavirus, a symptom that manifests itself on the tongue was detected, this was called "Covid Tongue". The tongue is characterized by an increase in size and depapilation, in addition to other lesions in the oral cavity.

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The tongue has smooth areas on its surface, and is generally accompanied by loss of taste and burning of the tongue.

We share the video of the Euronews channel, where Professor Tim Spector explains to us in more detail about this manifestation of the coronavirus on the tongue.

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Source: Youtube/ euronews (in English)

domingo, 27 de septiembre de 2020

What can cause tongue injuries? - Management

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The tongue is a mobile and unique organ, which has a very important task for the creation of the food bolus, swallowing, salivation and sense of taste.

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The tongue is susceptible to diseases and pathologies, and we must be attentive to any change in shape or color, and the appearance of a lesion that does not close or is recurrent.

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Self-examination and visits to the dentist are good ways to prevent any pathology, and thus maintain our oral and general health.

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Source / Image: Youtube/ Medical Centric

miércoles, 23 de septiembre de 2020

How to Use a Tongue Scraper - Benefits

Oral Health

Creating hygiene habits from a very young age helps us prevent the presence of cavities, gingivitis and bad breath. Knowing the importance of hygiene items ensures oral health for life.

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Many know about the brush, thread, paste and mouthwash, but few know that there are also hygiene articles for the tongue. And it is that food remains are also deposited on the tongue, and this can generate bad breath and coating.

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We share with you a didactic video on how to use tongue Scraper, thanks to Dr. Brigitte White's channel. Pay close attention to these recommendations for your oral health.

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Source: Youtube/ Dr. Brigitte White

lunes, 20 de julio de 2020

3 Reasons for the White Coating on Your Tongue

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A healthy tongue is a clear demonstration of good general health. The color and shape of the tongue can be the manifestation of an ongoing disease or poor oral hygiene.

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A white tongue can be the product of dead debris, bacteria and cell phones that remain on the surface of the tongue.

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But a white tongue reveals some disease such as: candidiasis, leukoplakia, geographic tongue. We have more information about white tongue thanks to the BiteawayTV International channel.

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jueves, 11 de junio de 2020

What Does Your Tongue Say About Your State Of Health?

Oral Medicine

The tongue plays an important role in many functions such as chewing, swallowing, and speech. Having a healthy language is necessary because various diseases become visible through it.

We must take into account the color, shape and texture of the tongue because variations of it may indicate some pathology. When washing your mouth, do not forget to also use the brush to clean the tongue.



We leave you this interesting video where it shows us the different colors that our language may have and the pathologies that may be happening to us.

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sábado, 25 de abril de 2020

Black hairy tongue: Why it happens?

Oral Medicine

A curious case was published by Dr. Yasir Harmad, in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The case was the presence of a 55-year-old woman who developed a black, hairy tongue after taking antibiotics for an infected wound.

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This condition refers when the tongue papillae grow more than normal and turn black. In this condition the papillae can grow between 12 and 18 millimeters, when the usual size is 1 millimeter.

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Source / Image : Youtube/ TomoNews US