How Do You Eliminate A Coated White Tongue?
Having a white coated tongue is an extremely common problem for some people. Having a white tongue coating can be embarrassing, unsightly and it can cause bad breath. Fortunately having a white tongue coating is neither medically dangerous nor does it have to be permanent. Contrary to first impressions your tongue’s surface is not flat. If you look real closely there are thousands of tiny projections called papillae. Your taste buds are located on the surface of these papillae. The primary reason people develop a white tongue coating is because their tongue papillae become inflamed and swollen. When this occurs food debris, mouth bacteria and naturally sloughing tongue cells get caught between these papillae and give the visible appearance of a coated white tongue. A coated white tongue is not painful or itchy though it might appear that way. So how do you reduce or eliminate a coated white tongue? Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Dehydration causes tongue papillae to bec