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Brush My Tongue – Are You Serious?

January 22, 2015

Filed under: Oral Hygiene,Tongue scraper or Tongue cleaner — Tags: , — Dr Gillis @ 9:27 pm

Brush My Tongue – Are You Serious? There is an actual condition called ” Black Hairy Tongue” when the tongue actually looks like the filaments on the surface of the tongue are covered with so much stained  goo it looks black and hairy!  A prominent dentist and lecturer, Dr  Gordon Christensen, described this as, ‘the long hairy filaments that are on everyone’s tongue are covered […]

Tongue Scraping – really, is that Necessary?

April 11, 2012

This information submitted by Julie, a treatment assistant for Dr. Julie Gillis. Tongue Scraping – Yes, it really IS necessary! Our office recommends the daily use of a Tongue Scraper or Tongue Cleaner!            The use of a tongue scraper or tongue cleaner will keep the mouth clean and reduce odor.  We have learned that bad breath, also known as halitosis, comes from […]