Is Tongue Scraping Healthy

Is tongue scraping healthy? Is it good for you? The short answer is YES. For the longer answer as to the "why" it is good for you, keep reading. 

Taking good care of your oral hygiene is essential to your overall well-being. Good oral health care includes:

  • Flossing
  • Tongue scraping 
  • Brushing your teeth
  • Using antiseptic mouth wash

Scraping your tongue removes harmful bacteria. This bacteria can otherwise inflame your gums and potentially cause cavities. If you ignore proper oral hygiene care for prolonged periods of time, it can lead to more serious issues such as heart disease, cancer and more.

Tongue scraping does a lot for your overall health and well being. Did you know that scraping your tongue...

  • removes bacteria
  • improves your overall health
  • reduces halitosis (bad breath)
  • leads to an improved sense of taste
  • improves the appearance of your tongue