Get to Know Everything About Your Tongue

Get to Know Everything About Your Tongue

Why do you need a tongue? How does the tongue taste things? Is yours healthy? We’ve got all the answers and more. The tongue is a complex, flexible muscle with essential functions in eating, tasting, speaking, and cleaning teeth and the oral cavity. But it also needs...
Why Does My Dentist Check My Tongue?

Why Does My Dentist Check My Tongue?

At each dental cleaning and oral examination, you can expect your dentist to inspect every aspect of your mouth including your tongue. You may wonder what exactly your dentist is looking for when this examination occurs. Your tongue can relay important information to...
Tongue Posture???!!! Is It Really a Thing?

Tongue Posture???!!! Is It Really a Thing?

Proper posture is important. We know that slouching at your desk is not good for your back. The same can be true for your tongue. Holding the tongue in poor position can lead to dental and other problems. It may sound strange and unusual, but tongue posture is a real...
What Your Tongue Says About You

What Your Tongue Says About You

Dentists don’t just care for your teeth and gums. We also protect your tongue. It does so much more than help you taste and chew. Your tongue says a lot about your health. It’s a fundamental part of the digestion process. Your tongue can give us clues...