When should I speak to my dentist about my geographic tongue?

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Your Dentist will probably notice your geographic tongue at your check- up. This condition is not dangerous, but sometimes a patient might complain of soreness as the papillae lose their skin covering. Your dentist may advise you to avoid spicy or acidic foods during these periods. 

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