- The nooks and crannies found on your tongue are the perfect places for bad germs to hide. These germs can travel from your tongue, to your teeth, and other places in your body if you don’t take care of it.
- Dangerous biofilm found on your tongue can prevent you from enjoying your meals to the fullest. It prevents you from tasting everything at its potential.
- Keeping your tongue clean will help you digest better.
- If you keep your tongue clean, bad breath will almost always go away. If you have bad breath even after you take care of your tongue, you might have other issues that need to be addressed right away.
- Bacteria accumulation on your tongue can cause cavities.
- Your tongue might not develop cavities like your teeth, but it is just as much at risk. There are crevices all over the top of your tongue where so many things can get stuck. A simple rinse after brushing your teeth won’t get rid of excess cells, build-up, biofilm, and other things that cause bad breath, tooth decay, and many other issues if you don’t clean your tongue!
- Keeping your tongue clean removes harmful plaque and bacteria from your mouth that can lead to gum disease and other dangerous illnesses that can affect your mouth and your body.
- Cleaning your tongue clean rejuvenates your taste buds, and makes food taste better. It helps prevents your taste buds from becoming dull.
- Keeping your tongue clean can prevent buildup on it that can lead to halitosis.
- Keeping your tongue clean can help prevent periodontal disease.
Our Office Hours & Address:
Monday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Saturday: 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Our Location: 100 Harth Place, Summerville, SC 29485
After Hours? Don't Panic! Were Only A Phone Call Away!
Our after-hours telephone number is 843.873.7326 If you have a dental emergency, please call our after-hours telephone number and follow the instructions on our out-going message. Please note that medications will only be prescribed for patients who have recently been seen in our office. Recommendations for care for certain emergency situations, such as what to do if your tooth is knocked out, are available on our website. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 or get to the nearest emergency room.