Why Is You Tongue White? (And How to Fix It)

Why Is Your Tongue White? (And How To Fix It)


At first it may seem alarming to have a  white tongue but the white substance is the result of  overgrowth and swelling of the finger like projections (Papillae) on the surface of your tongue.

It is caused by poor oral hygiene, smoking, dry mouth, fever and mouth breathing.



3 Natural Things You Can Do To Get Rid of Your White Tongue Include

1. Avoid Dehydration– Dehydration and a dry mouth can cause a white tongue. It is important to know how much water you should be drinking at your body weight.


2. Quit Smoking– Smoking can contribute to the inflammation of the bumps on your tongue,making it easier for debris and dead cells to get trapped between them. This creates an excellent environment for bacteria to grow in.


3. Use A Tongue Scraper-This is for or those who don’t want to make big changes but still want to get rid of their white tongue.

Dr. Tungs Stainless Steel Tongue Cleaner is a cheap and effective way to get rid of your white tongue. It’s simple yet effective design is proven to remove bacteria and slow growth of future bacteria.


Other alternative tongue cleaners include the GUM Dual Action Tongue Cleaner and the BreathRX Gentle Tongue Scraper




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