Do You Clean Your Tongue? Why You Should and How to Do It
Nearly everyone knows - even if not everyone does it – that toothbrushing twice a day is necessary to help protect and maintain your oral health. If you are already brushing according to instructions from your hygienist, congratulations. You’re taking a giant step toward a healthier smile.
But you may not know that cleaning your tongue at the same time is a good idea. There are several reasons for this:
Bacteria Causes Odors
Thousands of bacteria reside in your mouth, and while that might sound gross, not all of them are bad for your oral health. Some are present because they can fight off other microorganisms that cause disease.
While they can promote better ...