Why you NEED to order a tongue scraper right now!

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It happens to the best of us... Bad breath. There are many culprits that can cause oder, from the types of foods we eat, to a symptom or result of an underlying medical or dental issue. The tongue is an important indicator of your health as it’s linked to many of your vital organs. The different color, shape, bumps, and texture of your tongue gives you inside information that can greatly assist you. Add tongue scrapping into your daily hygiene routine to get rid of the bacteria and dead cells that linger on the top of your tongue, it’s essential for you overall health. Order the Dr. Tung’s stainless steal tongue scraper from Amazon for yourself and everyone you love. No one likes bad breath..

Top Reasons For Bad Breath?

  • Morning breath, resulting from bacteria caused by dryness in the mouth while we sleep

  • The build up of tongue bacteria due to the mouth’s warm, moist conditions is a primary cause of bad breath.

  • Food-impacted areas between the teeth

  • Poor dental hygiene; such as infrequent or improper brushing and flossing.

  • Coffee, smoking, onions, and garlic

  • Dirty Invisalign trays

  • Diseases or illnesses such as diabetes, lung disease, reflux disease, kidney disease, liver disease, and sinus disease

  • Abscesses, oral based lesions and infections in the mouth

  • Throat, lung or sinus infections.

  • Medications - Some medications can cause bad breath

Prevention & Treatment

  • Visit your dentist at least twice yearly for a cleaning and check up. Your dentist will be able detect and treat, dry mouth, periodontal disease, or other problems that may be the cause of bad breath

  • Use a tongue scraper in your daily routine to eliminate toxins, bacteria, and dead cells.

  • Use a Sonicare toothbrush, fluoride toothpaste and floss at least twice a day to remove food particles and plaque between your teeth.

  • Drink a lot of water to help stimulate the salivary glands and to keep you hydrated.

  • Bring a list of the medications you take to your dentist to review

  • If the problem is related to another health issue, our dentists may refer you to your family physician to further look into the problem. In severe cases of gum disease, would set up an appointment for you see our periodontist (dentist who specializes in gum problems).

If you have chronic bad breath, make an appointment with us to address the issue. We will be happy to help you determine the cause, and if possible, fix the problem.

Holly Cloutier