Why is my tongue turning white?

The tongue is normally pinkish-red in color. There are many possible sources for a tongue to turn white.

Lichen planus of tongue

Leukoplakia which could be indicitive of a cancerous or precancerous lesion

Dr. Natalie Khadavi sees children and adults in Culver City and serves the greater Los Angeles area. Visit our website or give us a call at (310) 482-3971 for more information about how we can provide you and your family with healthy smiles that last a lifetime.

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