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Tongue Cleaners all you need to know

Why should we clean our tongue ?

The tongue is large, coarse and moist. It is teeming with millions of bacteria and is the likeliest source for having foul smell in the mouth. The surest way to prevent this is by having a clean tongue devoid of any coatings. A generally coated tongue is caused by a build-up of food remnants, dead bacteria, infections, prolonged medications of certain types and dead cells.

Time needed: 1 minute.

How to clean our tongue ?

  1. Cleaning your tongue using a toothbrush

    Choose a toothbrush with soft or medium bristles. Shop for toothbrushes here

  2. Steps to follow for cleaning your tongue using the toothbrush

    Put your tongue out.
    Position your toothbrush at the back of the tongue
    brush your tongue back to front
    Rinse your mouth with warm water.

  3. Cleaning your tongue using a tongue scrapper

    Choose a scrapper, the scrapper comes in either plastic or metal. Shop for tongue cleaners here

  4. Steps to follow for cleaning your tongue using the tongue scrapper

    Put your tongue out
    Position your tongue scrapper to the back of the tongue.
    Clean the debris from the tongue scrapper under running water.
    Continue the above steps for 3-4 times.
    Rinse your mouth with warm water.

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