Posted on 28 August 2019 by Michael Tang

Taking care of your tongue can lead to fewer issues with nearby teeth and ultimately, a healthier mouth. However, there is a bit more than meets the eye in regards to this process. What does the dentist have to say?

  • It is always a good idea to brush the tongue with a toothbrush.
  • A medical-grade tongue cleaner can also be used to scrape residue off the surface.
  • If such a cleaner is not available, a metal spoon will suffice.

"Cleaning the tongue is really simple, but it involves a little more than just brushing your tongue."

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Michael Tang

Michael Tang

GDC 80508

Michael has a special interest in aesthetic dental implantology including the “teeth in a day” technique. He receives referrals from other dentists for implant surgery as well as bone and soft tissue grafting, and sinus lifting.  He is also very experienced in smile makeovers, adult cosmetic braces and non-surgical facial aesthetics.
His interest in dental implantology stemmed from a course held in Harley Street in 2005.  In the same year he deci…

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