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The Importance of Flossing your Teeth

It is important to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums in healthy condition. If you do not properly care for them, eventually you will have an issue that can result in a costly bill. It will also increase the chance that you have pain in your mouth or teeth.

Brushing your teeth is important, but you should also remember to floss. Brushing will help to remove germs and food from the teeth, but it is still difficult to get between your teeth. By flossing, you will remove any food particles that are between your teeth, and other hard to reach places. If you ignore flossing, the germs and plaque can start to form a cavity. It also increases with time that the cavity can turn into an issue more serious, and you may need a root canal.

If you are not sure what type of flossing, or the correct flossing technique, make sure to contact us. We can recommend a type of floss that you can use, and show you how to properly floss. This can make it easier and more efficient for you to keep your teeth and mouth healthy. You can also benefit by using mouthwash at the end after brushing and flossing. By doing so, the mouthwash can cover all the parts in your mouth, and even your tongue. This can give you added benefits and reduce the amount of germs that are in your mouth.

It is also important to remember to come in for regular check-ups. That way we can inspect your teeth, gums, tongue, and mouth. If there is anytime between visits that you experience any pain or anything out of the norm, make sure to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. This can help prevent the issue from becoming worse with time.

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