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Friday, August 1, 2014
Dental and Oral Health (Adults)
White Square Back of Tongue
When I stick my tongue out all the way and use a flash light I can see a white square or mass in the very back where I can not get to and you can barely see it, and it does not cause pain.
This may be a large taste bud (Circumvallate papilla) that is normal. There should be several of these lined up in a "V." Have your local dentist check it.
David Lee Hall, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University