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Glossitis is an inflammatory condition of the tongue caused primarily due to nutritional deficiency, trauma or irritation of tongue. Glossitis responds well to the treatment and is improvised with proper care over time. Accurate treatment focusing on cause accompanied by good oral hygiene practice, healthy diet, avoidance of irritants (includes alcohol, spicy food, cigarette) helps in the proper management of the condition.
Lingual nerve damage is a serious condition to keep in mind during any surgical procedure. Depending on the injury, it can have implications ranging from temporary loss of taste to more permanent life-altering consequences. It is best if it is diagnosed early on and treated by an appropriate surgical or non-surgical method.
Various causes of black spots on the tongue such as hyperpigmentation, oral cancer, piercing, injury, smoking, alcohol, reaction to medicine, etc.
Some people either forget to clean their tongue or do not follow the proper method for tongue cleaning. Either way, there are attracting various oral problems such as tooth decay, bad breath, etc. Use a tongue scraper to clean your tongue effectively.