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Have you been flossing effectively every single day? Flossing your teeth is extremely important because it helps remove debris and particles that are wedged between teeth. With effective flossing treatments, you can protect your mouth against the dangers of tooth decay, dental erosion, and gum disease. However, it is important to make sure you are flossing correctly and with the correct products.

When flossing your teeth, always make sure to floss for at least two minutes each session, making sure you effectively floss between each and every tooth. Use a dental floss that will not shred or tear easily and never use the same strand more than once. Furthermore, never use the same section of each strand more than once.

Look for products that feature the ADA Seal of Acceptance. As an alternative, water flossers can be used instead of threaded floss. Water flossers are highly effective for cleaning teeth that may be inhibited with the use of threaded floss. This includes teeth that feature dental bridges, implants, root canals, or any other treatment that may prove too difficult for traditional floss.

For more oral health care treatments, advice, and help from our team at Michael Kim, DDS, come in for a visit. If you would like an oral exam from Dr. Michael Kim, please book an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in Mequon, Wisconsin. We can be reached at 262-241-5558. Come on in to learn more about your options to get the bright and healthy smile you’ve always wanted.