What is Black Hairy Tongue?

By Tim McMahon, Author of Healthy Tongue Secrets Revealed Black Hairy Tongue is a tongue problem characterized by a blackish or brownish discoloration or staining of the taste buds (filiform papillae) on the surface of the tongue and what makes it “hairy” is the elongation of the papillae. Such changes often begin at the dorsal […]

How to Get Rid of a Hairy Tongue

Hairy tongue may sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, and it does look every bit as frightening as its name suggests. However, there’s no need to be alarmed. Hairy tongue is harmless and easily treatable. Hairy tongue, or lingua villosa, is a fairly common condition that is usually caused by an […]