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Flossing As It Should Be Done

Flossing is an important oral health routine. To safeguard tooth health, flossing must be carried out correctly.

Key takeaways:

– Always use a piece of dental floss that is 18 inches long wrapped around a finger on each hand.

– The floss is then rubbed between teeth by moving it back and forth.

– The flossshouldbe pressed firmly against each tooth making sure to slide it up and down against all sides of the tooth before proceeding to the next.

Carefully shape the floss into a C at the gum line, and slide it between the gum and tooth.

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https://consumer.healthday.com/dental-and-oral-information-9/misc-dental-problem-news-174/health-tip-floss-properly-718246.html

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