Oral Care EDU: Flossing
Dental professionals and the American Dental Association recommend flossing (cleaning between your teeth and below the gumline) at least once per day.
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Water Floss vs. String Floss vs. Interdental Brushes
"Floss regularly" is good advice that any dentist will give. But there’s more to know about flossing than just the fact that you should do it.
Brushing Alone Is Not Enough
Brushing your teeth is not enough to prevent gum disease and tooth decay.
Make Flossing Easier for Kids With a Waterpik Water Flosser
Teaching kids to take good care of their teeth and gums can be challenging. Beyond the challenges for parents to get their children to brush, it's an even bigger effort to get kids to floss.