What is a tongue scraper and why should I use one?
A tongue scraper is a device that is designed to remove stuff (bacteria, food, dead cells) from your tongue. Almost half of the bacteria in our mouths resides on our tongue. That means that flossing and brushing won’t get the whole job done. You can brush your tongue with your toothbrush, but since your toothbrush is designed for teeth, it might not be as effective.
Your tongue can be a good indicator of what’s going on with your body. Sometime when you wake up, you may notice that your tongue is white. This is because there are bacteria, food debris and dead cells that are trapped between the papillae on your ...