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5 Strategies to Make Flossing Simpler

Posted on 6/3/2024 by SRD Muscle Shoals
Blue tooth brush with paste, floss, and mouth wash.Flossing at least once daily can help improve oral health. It eradicates plaque and food debris between the teeth and beneath the gum line. However, this routine oral care can sometimes take time and effort. Some people experience challenges flossing the correct way. Fortunately, you can use these strategies to make flossing simpler and more effective:

Pick the Right Floss

The first step to proper flossing is picking the right floss. There are different types of flosses available. Many people use traditional flosses that comprise a nylon string. However, you can make flossing simpler and more comfortable with a water flosser, floss threader, or other flossing tools. The ideal type depends on your flossing style and needs.

Select a Flossing Schedule

Dental experts suggest flossing at least once daily. Your flossing schedule depends on your oral routine. Some people prefer to floss in the morning, while others do it before bedtime. Whatever the case, pick a flossing schedule and stick to it. For best results, consider flossing before brushing to help remove the remaining food particles and plaque.

Learn to Floss Correctly

Learning to floss correctly can guarantee proper oral hygiene. Teach yourself the basics, including how to run the floss between your teeth. Hold the floss between your thumbs and gently run it between the teeth. Rinse after flossing to flush out dislodged food debris.

Use a Floss Pick

Always carry a floss pick whenever traveling for vacations or business trips. This flossing tool allows you to floss on the go. It is easy and convenient to use and will enable you to access the back teeth. You can easily keep one in your pocket, bag, or purse.

Embrace the Benefits of Flossing

Flossing can sometimes feel like a tedious chore. Understanding its benefits can help you embrace it as part of your oral routine.

Contact Us Today

Flossing remains integral to proper dental hygiene. However, it can sometimes be tiresome. Use these steps to make flossing more fun and less complex. Contact us for more flossing tips.

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