Dental Problems

Tips to use Tongue Cleaners Properly

Tongue cleaners are as much important as your toothbrush. It is another essential tool for sporting a great smile. So it is very important that you use it properly and safely.

How to use a tongue cleaner?

  • Never try to use your tongue cleaner to scrap hard. It may end up hurting your tongue or bleeding. Try to use it gently on the tongue.
  • Don’t forget to brush your tongue because you have added a tongue cleaner.It is very important that you use both brush and tongue cleaner to clean your tongue.
  • You can also put a little bit of toothpaste on your tongue cleaner to give your tongue a fresh feeling.
  • Well you can use your tongue cleaner any time for cleaning your tongue. But usually people use it before brushing or after brushing their teeth.
  • You should always rinse your tongue cleaner after every use. Many people also use hot water to wash their tongue cleaner. It is advisable that you change your tongue cleaner after every 8 to 12 weeks.
  • Avoid using it far back in your mouth, as it may be uncomfortable and hurting. It may also lead you to gag.


You may also consult to your dentist regarding the proper way of using a tongue cleaner. Also ask him if it is a good idea to use a tongue cleaner.

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