Category - Oral Health

Tongue has white coating which can peel off

Patient: Hello, I’m an 18 year old caucasian female. Today I was brushing my teeth about 30 minutes ago and  I noticed that I had white coating on my tongue and I could peel it off as well. I was on Yahoo Answers that it could be from eating too much sweets. I did eat a bag of jolly ranchers...

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Flap of skin on inside of cheeks

Patient: There’s a flap of skin on the inside of my cheeks on both sides near my upper teeth what is this? Doctor: A small skin flap near the upper molars is most likely the salivary gland opening. In some individuals, it’s a little more prominent. The flap could also be due to chronic...

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