No matter how hard the bristles of your brush are or aggressive the technique you use to brush, brushing your teeth alone will not clean between the teeth. Along with brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing at least once a day helps to clean your teeth surfaces and helps in the prevention of gum disease and tooth decay. In fact, flossing your teeth is the single most important factor in preventing gum disease or periodontal disease, a disease that affects more than 75 percent of the US population. This is because most people fail to floss, and those that do often find that they are not doing it correctly.
You should floss your teeth on a daily basis before brushing. If you are only going to floss once a day, the best time to floss is in the evening before you retire. If you brush without flossing, you miss … Read More