We all grow up hearing it is important to brush our teeth twice daily and we all somewhat understand the importance of proper thorough teeth brushing. However, does brushing alone really keep our mouths as clean as we hope? Perhaps this is why our dentists are constantly reminding us to brush and floss to maintain proper dental hygiene at home.
To take full advantage of the benefits of flossing, you must first learn the correct way to floss. Proper flossing involves wrapping the floss in a ‘c-shape’ around one side of the tooth and covering as much surface area of the tooth as possible. Once in place, move the floss up and down along the outer surface and under the