However, in this study, cleaning the tongue by a brush or a tongue scraper
and its effects on OM was found to be not statistically significant (P=0.3) (Table 4).
Stable assessments in key areas in the comprehensive protocol group, from the time of enrollment throughout intubation to the time of extubation, reflect the effectiveness of providing oral care with an electric toothbrush, tongue scraper
, and oral moisturizing agents in intubated ICU patients.
As a first step you should buy a tongue scraper
and try to remove it gently.
Removing sulfur-producing bacteria from the tongue twice daily with an overturned spoon or tongue scraper
(available at retail and online outlets such as oolitt.com) also alleviates bad breath in some cases.
Cleaning the tongue with a toothbrush or tongue scraper
after meals can also help alleviate odors.
Brush, floss and use a tongue scraper
daily; see your dentist and dental hygienist regularly; and limit snacks between meals.
Two months previously she had begun cleaning her tongue with a plastic tongue scraper
purchased at her local pharmacy.
Keep it clean with a tongue scraper
like the Oolitt Elite Tongue Cleanser priced pounds 2.99 from Superdrug and Waitrose.
6 Scrape your tongue Yes, that furry goo on your tongue is bacteria central, so get rid with a tongue scraper
(try Boots Advanced+ Tongue Cleaner, pounds 3.49).
(4) Using a tongue scraper
or brushing the tongue daily
Oolitt tongue scraper
pounds 2.99 A good-looking tongue may not be top of many people's beauty agenda.