A new technique for tongue brushing and halitosis reduction: the X technique

Abstract The tongue is one of the primary sources of halitosis. The manual or mechanical removal of biofilm is known to decrease oral malodor. Objective: To evaluate a new tongue hygiene technique hereby referred to as “the X technique” and its effects on both halitosis and the number of microorgan...

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Main Authors: Ana Carolina de Souza Gonçalves, Marisol Corvino Nogueira Martins, Bruna Luísa de Paula, Paulo Henrique Weckwerth, Solange de Oliveira Braga Franzolin, Elcia Maria Varize Silveira
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: University of São Paulo 2019-04-01
Series:Journal of Applied Oral Science
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1678-77572019000100437&lng=en&tlng=en

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