Archive / February, 2016

Tongue-cleaning methods: a comparative clinical trial employing a toothbrush and a tongue scraper.

National Institutes of Health J Periodontol. 2004 Jul;75(7):1009-12. Tongue-cleaning methods: a comparative clinical trial employing a toothbrush and a tongue scraper. Pedrazzi V1, Sato S, de Mattos Mda G, Lara EH, Panzeri H. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: It is estimated that approximately 85% of all halitosis cases have their origin within the mouth; of these, […]

Toothbrushing vs. Toothbrushing and Tongue Cleaning

From the┬áNational Institutes of Health Toothbrushing versus toothbrushing plus tongue cleaning in reducing halitosis and tongue coating: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Kuo YW1, Yen M, Fetzer S, Lee JD. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: Halitosis affects people of all ages. Among hospitalized patients, oral care includes toothbrushing and mouth rinses. Tongue cleaning is not included […]