5 reasons to clean your tongue every day

What the heck is a tongue scraper?

Tongue cleaner is an oral hygiene device designed to clean off bacteria, food debris, fungi, and dead cells from the surface of your tongue. The film that develops on your tongue while you sleep is a good indicator of what’s going on inside your body. It can be clear, thick, white, yellow, brown, or even green. The bacteria and fungi on the tongue are related to many common oral care and general health problems and can be a leading cause of bad breath for many. Continue reading 5 reasons to clean your tongue every day


Health benefits from using an oral irrigator

Oral irrigation is the process by which a pulsed water-jet device is used to remove plaque and debris. Oral irrigators were introduced into preventive dentistry from as early as 1962. It was common knowledge that brushing, flossing or using antimicrobials to rinse, will only remove plaque located about one or two millimeters, subgingivally. There became an apparent need for cleaning the base of the pocket since the periodontal disease process usually occurs subgingivally. Therefore, oral irrigators became a key part of the required home care aid especially for patients with periodontal disease. Continue reading Health benefits from using an oral irrigator