TONGUE CLEANING INCREASES THE PERCEIVED INTENSITY OF SALTY TASTE

Abstract:Objective: Tongue coating, which refers to a greyish white deposit on the tongue surface, often covers the taste papillae on the dorsal tongue surface, decreasing taste sensitivity. This study investigated whether mechanical removal of the tongue coating...

Tested: blue®m day-to-day toothbrush + blue®m toothpaste

Brushing your teeth, we do it (if we do it right) at least twice a day. It is indispensable for the removal of plaque, the prevention of mouth diseases, for a nice fresh breath and beautiful white teeth. The right toothpaste and toothbrush are essential. Yet for many,...

Oral cancer: how to recognise AND how to prevent?

When a lump develops in the oral cavity, it is called oral cancer. This condition can occur in the lips, tongue, bottom of the mouth, cheek mucosa, gums and palate. Approximately 6,000 people in the Netherlands get some form of oral cancer every year. Usually these...
bluem