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Do you ever get tired of brushing your tongue with your toothbrush after you’ve scrubbed your teeth? If so, our Winning Orthodontic Smiles team has the perfect solution for you: a tongue scraper!

Tongue scrapers in Beaufort, South Carolina, are beneficial products that can help you in many ways. They can:

-Help with bad breath: No one wants bad breath, especially because it can negatively affect a person’s life, relationships, and self-esteem. Because most bad breath comes from the bacteria held on the back of the tongue, it has been proven that scraping your tongue on a regular basis can help eliminate bad breath.

-Add flavor to your food: Oftentimes, if you don’t properly clean the toxic mucus on your tongue, your taste buds can become blocked, which will result in your inability to taste food. When you remove the mucus from the tongue, the pores are opened and your taste buds are exposed.

-Boost your immune system: Scraping your tongue with a tongue scraper can prevent toxins from
being absorbed into the body, which will help boost your overall immune function and help you prevent major dental issues.

-Promote excellent oral health: Whether you believe it or not, the bacteria on your tongue can create gum disease, tooth decay, and plaque buildup. So, if you use a tongue scraper to clean your tongue each day, the chances of having these dental issues decrease.

If you are interested in using a tongue scraper but you’re not exactly sure what kind to use, please feel free to call (843) 525-6228 today and schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Skeet Burris, Travis Fiegle & Katie Pluckett. When you come into our office, our team will be happy to examine your smile and give you the tips and details you need to pick the best tongue scraper available. We look forward to helping you!