Flossing is as important as brushing. It keeps your mouth healthy by keeping the teeth and gums clean. Flossing should be done at least once a day to eliminate the risks of plaques and therefore the tooth decay or gum disease.
How to floss
Ensure that flossing should not be much harder that it leaves any damage to the teeth tissues. In the first few trials, flossing may seem a bit difficult, but with adequate practice, you would sooner feel quite comfortable over the time.
The dental floss will reach to an area between the teeth and below the gum line where the toothbrushes usually can’t.
Types of dental floss
Medical science offers a variety of dental flosses in many forms: waxed, unwaxed, monofilaments and multifilaments. When it comes to choosing the floss, one should mainly consider the space between their teeth.
Make sure you don’t tear or shred the teeth tissues while flossing with heavy pressure. Use the floss properly so that you can remove the plaque and debris completely. Consult your dentist to use the best dental appliances.