While visiting the dentist to care for your teeth and gums is important, there are times when a discoloured tongue can signal that other oral issues might be present. What are a handful of common causes associated with this condition?

– B2 vitamin deficiency

– Specific medications like antibiotics

– Chewing tobacco and smoking

“Discoloration of the tongue can happen for a variety of reasons, and its treatment will depend on the cause.”

An in-depth discussion can be accessed via this link:https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/tongue-discoloration-symptoms-causes-and-treatments/

Dr. Rizwan Khawaja BDS (University of Manchester)

Dr Rizwan Khawaja, also known as Riz by his patients, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010. Since qualifying he has worked across Cheshire in practices, specialist centres and treatment centres.

As a certified dentist in Inman Aligner treatments, Riz has a passion for cosmetic dentistry. He is also working towards specializing in restorative dentistry in the near future.

In his spare time, he can be found on the golf course or at Old Trafford, supporting his beloved football club, Manchester United.

He also loves travel and considers himself as a bit of a foodie!