Brushing all sides of your teeth, including your back molars, for at least two minutes daily is important. However, do you remember to brush your tongue? That essential part of your anatomy needs cleaning too! It can collect bacteria that wreak havoc on your oral health if you don’t keep them at bay. Plus, it can lead to bad breath.

We’re sharing a video by the Oral Health Foundation that goes into detail about the importance of your tongue and the role it plays in your mouth:

Wondering how your oral care habits are impacting your dental health? Schedule a checkup by calling Shook Dental Care today at 310-982-6333.