How to Floss Your Teeth
The surfaces that are between teeth are not accessible to brush; therefore,
the best way to clean them is by flossing. The frequency of flossing is like
brushing and ideally after each meal, though one time a day (before going to
bed) is the minimum necessary.
To start, cut a piece of dental floss (approximately 2 feet). Wrap
both sides of the floss around your middle fingers. Using your index and
thumb, glide the floss in between all your teeth one by one. When
flossing, make sure you are not cutting your gums. The goal is to clean
the teeth surfaces, not the gums. In the space in between teeth, press
the floss against each side of the tooth (hug the tooth) and gently move
it back and forth and up and down. Then move to the opposite surface of
the adjacent tooth.
If you have any questions about flossing your teeth and you live in
or around Corona, give us a call today!
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