The health of your mouth can impact on the overall health of your body. Cleaning your tongue should be a part of your oral care routine, as the majority of microbes in the mouth can be found on the tongue.
– A healthy mouth helps with a healthy digestive tract, which houses 80% of our immune system.
– When the tongue is not cleaned regularly it allows the bacteria which affects the digestive tract to thrive.
– You can clean your tongue with a metal spoon, bowl facing down, gently scraping from back to front three to four times.
“You see, we swallow a lot of oral microbes every day with our saliva. If the mouth is healthy and has a balanced oral flora, bathing the digestive tract with saliva definitely supports our overall health.”
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