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How to Properly Floss Your Teeth

When you're not cleaning between your teeth, you are missing 40% of the tooth surface!  The goal of flossing isn’t to remove food from between your teeth.

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Flossing Tricks for Permanent Retainers

Flossing with a permanent retainer can be challenging since there is a small wire that’s cemented to the tongue-side of your bottom front teeth.

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Is Water Flossing Better Than String Flossing?

When it comes to comparing flossing vs. water flossers, there are some big benefits to consider.

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How to Use a Water Flosser (without making a mess)

Yes, they can be messy. But using a water flosser is a great alternative for conventional string flossing.

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3 Flossing Alternatives Better Than String Floss

Let's talk about the alternatives to cleaning between your teeth and the efficacy of floss picks, proxy brushes and water flossers!

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No, Your Gums Aren’t Bleeding Because the Floss is Cutting Them

What they don’t realize is, it’s the lack of flossing that’s causing their gums to bleed.

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Waxed Floss vs. Unwaxed Floss | Which One Is Best?

There are pros and cons to every type of dental floss, so ultimately, it boils down to your specific circumstances.