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Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

Orange swollen tongue

04/15/2009

Question:

my boyfriend had all his teeth pulled last month and at this point he has a orange tent on his toung and it will swell occasionally. What could possiably cause this and what can he do to prevent this condition?

Answer:

It is difficult to diagnose this condition without seeing the patient. Return to the doctor who did the extractions and have him examine your boyfriend's tongue.

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Response by:

D Stanley Sharples, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Primary Care Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University