Flossing is encouraged to be part of oneâ€™s oral hygiene regime but there is no universally accepted oral hygiene device. The appropriate oral hygiene regimen is determined according to the dictates of the oral condition, personal preferences, dexterity, and lifestyle. Inter-dental devices are alternatives to dental flossing however adequate instruction in the use of any recommended device must be provided. Continue reading
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Flossing Basics Part 2
Proper instruction and practice allows most motivated adults to master either the spool or loop method of flossing. In certain circumstances, the use of a floss holder, floss threader, variable-thickness floss, or pre-cut floss strands with a stiff end may be more effective. Continue reading
Flossing Basics Part 1
The American Dental Association advises that flossing your teeth thoroughly be done once or more per day. Overly vigorous or incorrect teeth flossing can result in damage to the gum tissues therefore this article will provide some basics on flossing. Continue reading
What Is Flossing?
Your dentist or other dental professionals usually tends to advise you to floss your teeth after every meal or before you go to bed. Some may ponder on the purpose of dental flossing or some may even not have the slightest clue what floss is to begin with. Continue reading