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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