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Lingual frenulum, also known as, tongue web, is a small fold of oral mucosal tissue that attaches the midline of the surface that is under the tongue to the mouth's floor.
Oral hairy leukoplakia is an HIV associated oral condition which develops as a white patch with a corrugated or hairy appearance on the top and sides of the tongue.
People with diabetes often suffer from a variety of oral problems that are often related to the symptoms of burning mouth syndrome. This is one of the reasons why it is easy to detect this oral condition among people with diabetes.
It is an oral condition which is characterized by a typical red or smooth pink patch that develops on the center or the back of the tongue dorsum. The lesion measures around 2-3 centimeters in length along its longest dimension.
Tongue cleaning twice a day accompanied by cleaning and massaging is more beneficial and useful as compared to doing cleaning and massaging alone. Tongue cleaning is an integral part of oral hygiene at any age. So, do include it before and after the arrival of the first baby teeth.