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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Occasional Tongue Redness may be Irritating but not a Serious Health Issue
...It’s also known as “geographic tongue” because the red patches often resemble land masses on a world map...

Patchy Discolorations on the Tongue Aren't a Cause for Worry
...A condition known as “geographic tongue” is a good example: while it may look serious, it’s not a cause for real concern...

This Rare Tongue Condition Often Looks Worse than it Actually is
...Geographic tongue would fall into this category, affecting only one to three percent of the population...