A tongue scraper is an oral hygiene device used to remove bacterial build-up, food debris, fungi, and dead cells from the surface of the tongue. Modern research confirms that tongue cleaning is the best way to remove bacteria that cause bad breath. Tongue cleaning is also recommended by both ancient Ayurveda. When paired with a complete oral health routine, tongue cleaning can prevent periodontal disease by removing harmful bacteria and micro-organisms from your mouth. It also helps improve taste, removes the coating on the tongue and slows the growth of plaque. Their pre-curved shape gives precise control while gently and effectively removing bacteria.