Yes because it removes the dental plaque in a way that is more effective and long lasting than hoping the biannual dental visit will do the trick
I used to get inflammation in my gums between the teeth and that is gone since I started flossing every day. I also have better breath since I remove more bacteria.
Flossing is definitely very important. Ayurvedic Medicine of India follows the thought that all disease begins from the mouth. There have been studies that show that people that don’t floss and keep proper oral hygiene are far more likely to eventually have Alzheimer’s as opposed to people who floss regularly. They have found that a certain bacteria formed in the mouth from improper hygiene found in samples taken from people with Alzheimer’s.
- How do you motivate yourself through the first days when flossing is painful?
- When is the best time to floss. Before or after brushing?
- So I put flossing on my list because I tend to forget to floss the most, and not only that but when creating a routine, a habitual routine at that – then it must entail creating a list of healthy habits that you are not used to doing every single day. Like I said I forget to floss alot so does any one else put flossing in their morning routine? (also I’m new at this app so please let me know if I’am using it incorrectly.) I have to ask because I got a sarcastic shithead asking me if I carry floss around in my bag-that kind of crap please keep to yourself.
- Is it better to floss before or after you brush your teeth?
- How long does it take for your gums to go back to normal once you start routinely flossing?
- What do you prefer, flossing picks or flossing thread?
- How often do you really floss?
- Is it okay to only floss once a day?
- Do you floss in the morning or at night?
- Do you find that there are some teeth that always have particles stuck in them? And, if so, do you spend more time brushing that area?