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A 25-year-old male asked:

Whether tongue gel is good for cleaning tongue? whether it cure from white coating or red taste buds like bumps?

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Dr. Robert Hulbert
Dentistry 22 years experience
Tongue cleaning: Difficult to understand your question totally, but if your asking about how to clean your tongue to remove the white coating, the best way is to just brush it with your tooth brush and normal tooth paste. Brush as far back as you can without gagging yourself, the white coating for the most part is plaque, and easily removable. If not, see a dentist as it may be a yeast infection and an rx.
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 45 years experience
Can also get a tongue scrapper that's more specific foelesp
Jan 6, 2014
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Cleaning tongue: Using tung gel and a tongue brush (or a tongue scraper without anything else) every day is part of a good oral hygiene regimen. A slight white coating and red taste buds may or may not be normal. A dentist would have to personally examine you in order to determine that.

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