How to Floss Your Teeth

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Collection of dentist orthodontist and general teeth care icons and silhouettesOne of the best ways to keep your teeth free of cavities is with a regular flossing routine. Make sure you’re getting it right with these tips:

Step 1: Wrap an 18 inch string of floss around both of your middle fingers, leaving one inch inbetween.

Step 2: Push the floss between the spaces inbetween your teeth all the way up to your gumline and along the sides of each bordering tooth.

Step 3: Repeat on remaining teeth.

P.S. Want to receive fun dental facts straight to your mobile device? Be sure to take a look at Text2Floss. You can sign up by texting the word “text2floss” to the number 89633.

Source: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/health-tip/art-20048775

About Dr. Gregory Mansour

Owner of The Family Laser & Cosmetic Dentistry Center

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