Tips for Improving Your Flossing Technique

Flossing is essential to keeping teeth healthy and warding off gum disease and infection. However, many people floss incorrectly without even realizing it. Luckily, with a few tips, you can keep your teeth sparkling clean and free of plaque.

As this video shows, proper flossing technique involves using a foot and a half of floss to gently clean between each tooth with a fresh section of floss. In addition, be sure to clean beneath the gum line and clear out any loose debris with mouthwash or water. Click play to see a demonstration.

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