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The brushing of the tongue to reduce intraoral bacteria, a manoeuvre that may also reduce caries

tongue scraping

Dentistry The brushing of the tongue to ↓ intraoral bacteria, a maneuver that may ↓ caries
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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).
The tongue scraper, power toothbrush, non-foaming toothpaste, and oral moisturizers were found to be the most effective tools for oral hygiene during intubation period as evidenced by BOE item scores of tongue, teeth, gingiva, and mucous membranes.
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.
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.