Ribbon floss will slide between teeth better than the stringier type. You should also be scrapped the floss along the whole side of the teeth rather than sawing back and forth near the gums. Sliding the floss slowly down should help. Also, your dentist may have a plastic guide to help you maneuver tricky spots. Dentists usually give these out for free
- How do you keep motivated when it is uncomfortable or painful at times to floss? Know I need to do it, but it’s easy to avoid due to its tediousness and discomfort.
- How long should I be flossing?
- What’s the best flossing technique?
- How do you remember to floss every day?
- When do you usually floss at night?
- Is it really helpful to have the floss habit?
- What are the benefits of flossing? But I mean, visible ones. I’ve not been flossing for more then 10 years and nothing happened.
- Do you have a travel floss?
- Does having a scented floss actually do anything?
- What flossing tools can I use to keep from damaging my gums? Mint dental floss sticks between my teeth and is hard to use. Any suggestions for good alternative ways to floss?
- Are you supposed to floss after every meal? How do you do that if you aren’t home?
- How to I get in to the habit of flossing again?
- Do you think flossing is important? If you don’t or do, why so?
- It doesn’t hurt your teeth to floss more than once a day, right?
- Do you recommend any particular type of floss for teeth with wide gaps between them?