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Tongue Scraper

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What are papillae?

Papillae are your taste buds! Keep them clean, and you will be amazed at how good your food tastes!!

How do I cleaning and store my tongue scraper?

Happy Papillae will gladly scrape your tongue for 3-4 months; however, it can last six months if you use it properly and clean it often. After use, rinse with clean water, wipe dry and store in a dry space. Diligent care may extend the use of your Ha

Why should I scrape my tongue?

The white coating on your tongue is bacteria that create acids that cause bad breath, gum disease, and cavities. Scraping your tongue takes 3-5 seconds and improves taste, freshens the breath, and helps keep the mouth (and body) healthy.

Directions

Hold the scraper by the curled edges. Gently place the horseshoe bend at the back of your tongue. Apply light pressure as you pull the scraper along with your language, removing the white film Rinse Happy Papillae in water Repeat as necessary. Wash w

Does it hurt?

No, it does not hurt to scrape your tongue. However, it hurts worse to have bad breath and bacteria covering your taste buds!!

I gag easily. Is there anything I can do to reach further back on my tongue?

This is not a one-size-fits-all answer! Everyone is different! We suggest you try one of these tips; one might work for you... Make a fist with your left hand, except put your thumb on the inside and squeeze; this suppresses the gag reflex somewhat.

Do I use this before or after brushing?

You can use Happy Papillae anytime... some customers like to use it before they brush because it removes the bacteria off their tongue, and they finish by brushing their tongue. Others enjoy scraping after they brush... try both and then decide what

Can kids use this?

With adult supervision, kids might enjoy scraping their tongues too!!