My dentists have always recommended at least once a day, I prefer in the evening, once I’m done eating/drinking anything other than water, to get the junk off from the day that brushing doesn’t take care of. Make sure you floss all sides/surfaces of each tooth, especially your molars way in the back that often get neglected. It is recommended to brush your teeth 3 times/day, or after every meal, which isn’t always feasible during your work day. Buy an extra toothbrush, case, and toothpaste just for work. Use a soft toothbrush and using small circular motions on all sides of the teeth, gentle brushing on the both sides of your gums and tongue. Mouthwash to top it off and voila!
You must floss once per day typically before bed but the sooner you do it the more easily you can resist after dinner snacks.
The recommendation by my det osts have been to do it at least twice per day, along with brushing your teeth: before going to bed and after eating breakfast. It can’t hurt to also do it after each meal. It simply helps keep your gums healthy and clear of leftover food, which nourishes bacteria growth in your mouth.
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I like to floss twice a day! Once in the morning after breakfast and once in the evening before bed. I like to know there’s no grunge in there!
Twice daily. Lipopolysaccharide from Porphyramonas Gingivalis and other gram negative mouth bacteria make it to the brain and cause inflammation.
Dentists say at least once a day. I do it twice. I brush my teeth with my morning and evening routine and so I just do it right after that.
Floss once per day. I floss in the evening and it’s a great way to slow down and be more deliberate before bed. You can think about what you accomplished and unwind for a good night’s rest.
Ultimately I think once a day is probably okay, however twice a day is even better. So need…. once a day. But let’s do better than the bare minimum in life.
- How long do you floss
- What kind of floss / flosser do you use?
- Do you guys wash the string for each teeth you floss or?
- How to do it properly?
- Do you floss at the same time every day?
- Do you start with your top teeth or bottom?
- How would I know I’m flossing effectively?
- How do you celebrate a flossing habit? Lol
- Do you floss regularly or is this a new habbit?
- How many times a day do you floss?