I start flossing in the back, moving forward. My teeth are close together so I prefer the Glide floss. Seems less harsh than others. Not sure I can answer about mouthwash since I don’t use them
- I’m curious to hear what others’ habits are and how they established their routines. Was there a moment when it all fell into place?
- Do you make excuses to avoid flossing? Why?
- How do you remember to floss every day?
- What do you do about teeth that are really tight against each other?
- My dentist recommended toothpicks instead of floss. But the toothpicks hurt the corners of my mouth and create little wounds. Any tips on how to avoid that?
Torcato Da rocha
I use floss picks. I have little zip-lock bags of them in the bathroom, the living room, the bedroom, my purse, my car, my office — everywhere. I floss often because I find it relaxing.
- 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?