tongue scraping

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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Add tongue scraping and an oxidizing daily rinse to your oral hygiene.
The bad-breath control solution is called Orapup brush and tongue foam- a solution from the famous Orabrush creators who are popular for their human tongue scraping brush.
You would imagine that, at the end of this little lot, I had established my identity, short of donating a tongue scraping.
The effects of manual toothbrushing (standard group, n = 31) were compared with those of tongue scraping, electric toothbrushing, and moisturizing (comprehensive group, n = 25) in intubated patients in a neuroscience ICU in a 2-year randomized clinical trial.
Using dental floss, tongue scraping and rinsing with Marigold and Myrrh tincture will help.
To the Editor: Tongue scraping is advocated as a therapy for managing halitosis and as a technique for preventing dental caries by reducing bacterial counts in the mouth (1).
Daily brushing, flossing, tongue scraping, and other forms of interdental cleaning remove plaque.
And once you get used to it, tongue scraping helps enormously.
Tongue scraping and conditioning reach bacteria missed by bushing.
Perhaps you could help the next generation along by having some of your tongue scrapings preserved for posterity.