Your tongue tells a lot about your health. If you are sitting in one dentist’s chair, then you should not be surprised when he talks talking about the health of your tongue. A holistic dentist will look beyond the gaps and the tartar. How people view the tongue differs the further you head east. There are different views of the tongue depending on what part of the world you are in. In the east, the tongue is viewed as a gateway to telling your whole bodies health.
- If you are having your tongue examined, it is important to not eat or drink for 2 hours beforehand
- Tongue scraping only temporarily removes bacteria and fungi but won’t treat the cause of these infections
- Different parts of your tongue can indicate the health status of your different organs.
“The layer on your tongue (plaque) largely reflects the condition of your digestive organs, your stomach in particular.”
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