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Bad smelling white stuff on tongue, dark brown colored saliva, mouth doesn't seem fresh even after brushing. What is the white stuff?

hello, I keep getting a white stuff on my tongue .It generally occurs after eating however i do have it when i wake up in the morning.I can scrape it off with my finger and doesn t smell to nice.Plus my mouth never seems to feel fresh, even after brushing my teeth sometimes.What is the white substance? Also my saliva seems to appear a dark brown colour too.
Asked On : Mon, 21 May 2012
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Dentist 's  Response

your tongue gets the coating very fast and that coating smells bad.

this is normal but amount of coating depends from person to person.

I suggest use tongue cleaner regularly two times a day along with brushing.
for fresh breath use mouthwash at the interval of half an hour from brushing.


Dr. Vishal Jain.
Answered: Wed, 13 Jun 2012
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Dentist Dr. Gunjan Gupta's  Response
hi marrissa,
you did not give the complete information about problem,are you taking any medicine,or since how many days you feel the same problem etc......
anyways,i will suggest you please maintain your oral hygiene,brush properly twice daily,use mouthwash and tongue cleaner..........
and please go to an specialist9oral pathologist) and go for complete examination done.
nothing to get worried.
take care
Dr. Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Wed, 13 Jun 2012
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