treatment options for a discoloured tongue

What Are Treatment Options for a Discoloured Tongue?

While oral care often involves the teeth and the gums, another relatively common condition involves a tongue that begins to change colour. Some causes include smoking, certain medications and oral thrush. The good news is that there are also a number of effective treatment options.
What are a handful of actions that a dentist may take?
– There are times when a medical condition will first need to be addressed.
– Quitting smoking and chewing tobacco will help.
– It might also be necessary to modify your oral hygiene habits
“In addition to evaluating the above causes, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your dentist.”
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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.