DISCLOSURE: Noelle Copeland RDH is an Oral Care Specialist and Dental Consultant who provides content for Brilliant Oral Care and Baby Buddy.
Your tongue is actually a digestive organ that helps to strategically move around your food while you chew, and it aids the process of swallowing that food. The tongue is pretty impressive, especially considering that it functions as a built-in sweeper, removing food and debris all around the mouth. Imagine how annoying it would be to feel food that’s stuck in the pits and grooves of your teeth or the vestibule of your cheek yet not be able to dislodge it with your tongue. It would be difficult to eat, talk, or even kiss if you didn't have a tongue! Not only is your tongue a muscle that hosts thousands of taste buds, but those taste buds also connect with nerves that talk directly to your brain, sending signals of sweet, sour, bitter, and salty. All of that is pretty amazing for such a small member, so show your tongue some love and brush it every day while considering some of these reasons why brushing your tongue should be a part of your regular oral care routine.
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