Top four flossing mistakes to avoid

March 14, 2019 by bestedge

Flossing Mistakes To Avoid

Flossing Mistakes To Avoid – The importance of flossing teeth is known to most. Flossing prevents gum disease, bad breath and tooth decay but here are some mistakes that people make:

Not flossing daily:

Avoiding flossing every day and not when food (like corn) is stuck between teeth is a mistake. Flossing removes food particles and plaque. Unattended plaque becomes tartar which can then be removed only by a dentist or hygienist.

Flossing on both sides of the gap:

Do not floss just between the teeth gaps. Pushing floss between the teeth and not out of the teeth can result in dental issues. Effective flossing occurs when teeth are leaned on both sides of the gap.

Floss behind teeth:

These flossing mistakes to avoid include getting rid of plaque. Plaque builds up behind teeth as well which may not get cleaned with a toothbrush. Clean the area behind your teeth using floss.

You stop flossing when your gums bleed:

Gums may tend to bleed while brushing or flossing. Bleeding gums is a sign of gum disease. Gums get inflamed and bleed if plaque is not nicely cleaned. Gum bleeding while flossing is an indication that plaque was on teeth and needs to be removed. One should not stop flossing if you see bleeding. Continue the same and bleeding will reduce over time.

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