Brushing your tongue isn’t just something that helps to eliminate bad breath; it is also key to maintaining good, dental health. By brushing your tongue, you’re helping to remove plaque, one of the biggest causes of bad breath and bacteria growth. Because tongues have rigid and uneven surfaces, small food pieces and bacteria get easily caught and most often cannot be removed with a simple washing or swishing of water or mouthwash.
Some people prefer to use a tongue scraper or brush, which is designed with the contour of the tongue in mind for a more comfortable and thorough cleaning process.
Brushing your tongue takes only seconds and has enough benefits to be added to your daily teething-cleaning routine.