FAQ

Tongue Guru return policy.

Unopened items in new condition and returned within 90 days will receive a full refund or exchange.

Also, if you’re unsatisfied with the product please return all used and unused items in original packet with receipt stating as to why you are not satisfied and you will receive a full refund.

Why can't I buy the Tongue Guru products at my local grocery or pharmacy store?

Tongue Guru is a very young company and currently only selling products via the web and dental offices. We are working with distribution partners so that the products can be stocked in your local stores.

Does Tongue Guru have any other products?

Tongue Guru is working on a couple of new products. We hope to launch these new products within the year.

Are there other tongue cleaners available from other vendors?

Yes there are other tongue cleaners available on the market from other vendors. However, only Tongue Guru’s Tongue Pops have the freshening/disinfecting strip.

What ingredients are used to make the strip on the cleaner?

The strip is mainly made from household ingredients: Xylitol, Citric Acid, Corn Starch, Stevia, Menthol, Natural Flavor Oil Drops and Food Color.

What flavors are currently available?

Currently the strip comes in Peppermint and Cinnamon flavors.  There are plans to offer many more flavors such as Strawberry, Lime and others.

Does the tongue cleaner come in different sizes?

There are two sizes that are going to be available Regular and Small. The small is recommended for children under the age of 13.

Can anybody use a tongue cleaner?

Only those who have a healthy mouth and tongue, free from cuts or sores should use a tongue cleaner. For children under 10 adult supervision is recommended. Not recommended for children under 5 years old.

For how long can I use the cleaner?

To avoid cuts and bleeding due to a worn scraper edge, Tongue Guru’s Tongue Pops should not be used if the freshening strip has worn away or the cleaner been in use for more than 7 days. 

How should you store the cleaner after use?

The cleaner is meant to be disposable, never keep used cleaner for more than a week. After use rinse cleaner with fresh running water to get rid of all the debris and plaque. Store cleaner with strip facing upwards in a safe clean location.

Can one be allergic to the freshening strip?

For safety and concern the strip is made from household ingredients. However, should one suspect that they are allergic to the product they should immediately stop using the products.

Why keep product away from pets?

Just like how chocolates are dangerous for dogs the Tongue Pops contain an ingredient called , Xylitol, which  is dangerous to pets.  Therefore, new or used tongue cleaners should be kept away from pets.

Why is oral hygiene important?

Bacteria can live in your mouth in the form of plaque, causing cavities and gingivitis, which can lead to periodontal disease and bad breath.

What steps can one take to promote great oral hygiene?

Proper brushing, flossing, cleaning your tongue (particularly on the rough surface of your tongue) and lastly using a mouthwash, will kill and reduce the bacteria in your mouth.

How often should you brush your teeth and clean your tongue?

Try to brush and clean your tongue at least twice a day to prevent bad breath and bacteria buildup.

Why should I clean my tongue?

The tongue is the largest organ in your mouth with a large surface area for bacteria and debris to buildup. This buildup is often seen as a white buildup on the surface of the tongue and can be associated with bad breath, and oral bacteria has been linked to systemic diseases. Hence, it is important to clean your tongue to remove the bacteria and debris from building up.

Should I use a tongue cleaner or a toothbrush to clean my tongue?

A toothbrush is not effective at removing debris and most people feel uncomfortable brushing their tongue with a toothbrush. The bristles often feel uncomfortable on the tongue and cause gagging. Hence, a tongue scraper is a better choice for cleaning the tongue.