Answering Your Questions About Flossing

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Did you know that gum disease affects more than 75% of people in the United States? As many as 64.7 million American adults suffer from mild, moderate, or severe periodontitis, which is an advanced form of periodontal disease.

Tooth decay is an epidemic among the U.S. population. Fortunately, there are several things you can do at home to protect yourself from poor oral hygiene conditions. One such solution is regular flossing or interdental cleaning.

Frequently Asked Questions About Interdental Cleaning

  1. What does floss do?
    Floss removes food trapped in between the teeth before the bacteria has a chance to harden and become plaque. Plaque eventually becomes tartar, which is a hard mineral deposit that forms on teeth and causes gum disease. Flossing is essential Continue reading