What You Need to Know About How to Floss Properly

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The Lowdown On Flossing Although there has been some recent scientific controversy concerning the benefits of flossing versus not flossing, most of the nation’s dentists still tout flossing importance to healthy teeth. Most American Dental Association (ADA) members—and even WebMD.com—continue to praise flossing benefits as an important method of keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Should You Floss Before or After Brushing? Some ADA dentists recommend flossing before brushing, since flossing is not a “fun” process. They believe some people will forego flossing if they wait until after brushing. Some dentists believe you’re better off using floss after brushing to […]

How to Brush Your Teeth Properly

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The recommended proper brushing method has changed somewhat over the past two or three decades. Adopting the correct tooth-brushing technique will help you promote healthy teeth. Regular brushing should be an important component of your daily dental care regimen. How to Brush Your Teeth Correctly According to the American Dental Association (ADA), these recommendations help you have a healthy mouth and a winning smile. Brush twice a day using a soft-bristled brush. Get a new toothbrush three or four times a year; even sooner if you have frayed bristles. Always use an ADA-accepted toothpaste (with the ADA seal), ensuring that […]

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