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Did you know that tongue scrapers can save you from getting bad breath? In fact, they can help eliminate about ninety percent of the possibility of you developing bad breath. If you believe that your toothbrush can already do the job of cleaning your tongue, you better think again. The softness of the toothbrush doesn’t work to your advantage simple because when it is brushed against that tongue which is also a soft surface too, the brush isn’t be able to reach the crevices.
A tongue scraper has the perfect shape and stiffness that works very well in lifting the leftover food, bacteria and even dead cells left on the tongue. If you are worried that you might be developing bad breath even if you brush regularly, then perhaps the bacteria growth is not just on your teeth. It is important to note that bacteria growth can happen in both teeth and tongue and these are the bacteria that cause your mouth to have bad breath.
Despite the fact that bacterial growth in the mouth is considerably normal because it occurs naturally whether you eat often or you eat less. Bad breath is an effect of the continuous bacterial growth which is heightened by the food particles left inside. So despite your efforts of brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing, if you don’t use tongue scrapers, you will likely continue to experience bad breath. It is a must that you use tongue scrapers regularly even if the idea itself makes you uncomfortable.
Save yourself from all the embarrassment of having bad breath by using tongue scrapers. If you’re not sure where to buy a tongue scraper or how to correctly use tongue scrapers to clean your tongue, contact Greenline Dental Centre and we’ll be happy to help you out.