Bad breath? Brush your tongue!

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Giving your tongue a gentle brushing removes dead cells, bacteria and food debris. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush or a flexible tongue scraper. Another option is to use a toothbrush with a built-in tongue cleaner on the back. Be sure to brush your teeth and tongue at least twice a day.

July 15, 2014 See more In-depth