Effect of tongue cleansing on morning oral malodour in periodontally healthy individuals.

@article{Haas2007EffectOT,
  title={Effect of tongue cleansing on morning oral malodour in periodontally healthy individuals.},
  author={Alex Nogueira Haas and Elcia Maria Varize Silveira and Cassiano Kuchenbecker R{\"o}sing},
  journal={Oral health & preventive dentistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={89-94}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this randomised single-blind, cross-over trial was to assess the effect of tongue cleansing on morning oral malodour in periodontally healthy subjects. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ten systemically healthy non-smoker subjects (6 males, 4 females), 24-38 years of age, completed two 4-day periods of oral hygiene cessation with a 7-day wash-out period. In one of these test periods, subjects were instructed to clean their tongues with a tongue scraper 2-3 times a day. Participants… CONTINUE READING

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