A dentist will recommend flossing once a day as part of a good oral health routine. Making flossing as much a habit as brushing your teeth is important in preventing dental health problems:
- If you’re likely to brush after dinner, add flossing at this time to your routine.
- By not flossing you can miss cleaning 35% of tooth surfaces, so ensure you have a stock of floss around to make flossing easier.
- Remove the notion of flossing as a chore by focusing on the positive effect it has on cleaner teeth and gums.
“Just like keeping spare change squirrelled everywhere for emergencies, keep a stash of floss on your car, bag or office drawer. Make sure you have one ready whenever the thought of flossing kicks in.”
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