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Enlarged tongue help?

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Dr. James Bates
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Enlarged tongue

The tongue is a very interesting organ.
It's really nothing more than a large muscle. It tends to accommodate whatever space it is given. It's size is related to your teeth and your bite. Large tongues are usually caused by a large open bite, where the tongue fills the space between the teeth, or also by having no teeth (edentulous) to contain the tongue. It can be corrected surgically.

In brief: Enlarged tongue

The tongue is a very interesting organ.
It's really nothing more than a large muscle. It tends to accommodate whatever space it is given. It's size is related to your teeth and your bite. Large tongues are usually caused by a large open bite, where the tongue fills the space between the teeth, or also by having no teeth (edentulous) to contain the tongue. It can be corrected surgically.
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