Though you may think you know how to look after your teeth, it is always good to get a little refresher and help remind you why it’s important to brush for the full two minutes and schedule bi-yearly trips to the dentist. There are no shortcuts when it comes to oral health, and looking after your mouth and teeth now is the best way to avoid dangerous complications in the future.
We wash ourselves, our clothes, and our dishes until they are squeaky clean. But we rarely stop to give a second thought to the equipment we use to clean these things. Our showers, washing machines, dishwashers, and sponges are some of the filthiest areas of our homes – and our toothbrushes are no exception.
You’ve most likely heard of the tongue scraping craze. Dramatic before and after pictures of people scraping off piles of nasty goop from their tongues has probably led you to do some research regarding this most recent trend. But is it really as good as they say? Here are four researched backed reasons to scrape your tongue and other good habits for a clean and healthy mouth.