Tongue Cleaning in Rugby

Fresh Breath Ahead: Expert Tongue Cleaning at Rugby Dental Care

Having a clean, healthy mouth and fresh breath is a common desire, yet not everyone is aware that brushing and flossing alone don’t suffice. Dental professionals now emphasize the importance of including tongue cleaning in everyone’s daily oral hygiene regimen.

The tongue harbors numerous dead cells where plaque-producing sulphur compounds can accumulate, leading to bad breath. Proper tongue cleaning minimizes the presence of sulphur compounds by eliminating dead cells and bacteria from the tongue, resulting in a cleaner, fresher breath.

Additionally, by clearing plaque and bacteria from your tongue, you significantly enhance the health of your entire mouth, drastically reducing plaque buildup and decreasing the risk of tooth decay or gum disease.


Professional hygienist performing Tongue Cleaning in Rugby for optimal oral health.

Your Initial Consultation

We understand you need to gain a sense of trust in your dentist. This is a good opportunity to meet the team and to discuss any concerns you may have.

Practice Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 08.45am – 5.15pm | Closed for Lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Cleaning your tongue is straightforward; you can opt for a specialized ‘tongue cleaner’ or a toothbrush equipped with a tongue cleaner on the back.

Our dedicated hygienist and dental team at Rugby Dental Care will guide you through the optimal techniques to maintain clean and healthy teeth, gums, and tongue, crafting an ideal oral health plan for you.

Why Choose Professional Tongue Cleaning?

While a toothbrush can effectively clean your tongue, opting for professional tongue cleaning offers several advantages worth considering for the ultimate oral cleanliness. Key benefits include:

  • Durability – The tongue cleaners provided by us are constructed from sturdy materials designed to endure. This means you won’t need a replacement for many years.
  • Ease of cleaning – Achieving optimal results from your tongue cleaner requires it to be clean and sanitized. Tongue scrapers are made to be easily cleaned, aiding in maintaining utmost oral hygiene.
  • Safety – Crafting a DIY tongue scraper might seem cost-effective, but safety could be a concern. Homemade tongue cleaners might not always be safe, and excessive abrasion could damage the tongue. Professional tongue-cleaning tools are designed to be safe and efficient.

Therefore, when considering a tongue cleaner, choosing a professional option ensures safety, effectiveness, and durability.