Master Your Flossing Technique with These Tips

If you want to get good news at your next visit to the dental office , it is important to properly clean your teeth at home. Floss is an integral element of an oral health routine and helps you prevent tooth decay and gum disease in Schaumburg.

Choose the right kind of floss for your teeth. Waxed floss slides in easily and is a popular option. If you have wide gaps between your teeth, you should use taped floss. Break off about 18 inches and wrap most of it around your index fingers.

You should move the floss gently back and forth between the teeth and the gums. Repeat the process on other teeth with a new section of floss. Learn more about the proper technique in this video.