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Black Spots on Tongue

Finding black spots on tongue can be an alarming experience. However, not always the spots lead to something life threatening. If you want to know whether the spots are dangerous to health, you need to go through a thorough assessment. The assessment will also help you understand whether you need to go through treatment for […]

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Scalloped Tongue

Also called crenated tongue, crenulated tongue, pie crust tongue, or lingua indentata, a scalloped tongue is a term used to describe the presence of a tongue with indentations on the sides of the tongue. Such indentations often occur due to pressure exerted by the teeth which compresses the tongue.Some individuals have described a scalloped tongue […]

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Torus Palatinus

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Torus Palatinus is a bony protrusion occurring on the palate. Although palatal tori are present on the midline of hard palate in mouth, they are usually less than 2 cm— though the size may change over time. Palatal tori are usually more common than torus mandibularis. Torus Palatinus is the name that identifies exostoses developing […]

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