Flossing is Equally Important as Brushing

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We all know brushing your teeth is important. However, flossing your teeth is equally important, and too often gets skipped. This vital step is a key to removing plaque and food particles from between your teeth and along your gum line where brushing cannot reach.
To help you find a floss that is right for you, our friendly staff at Pine Ridge Dental in Lincoln, Nebraska, is happy to give you different kinds of floss, so you can find the perfect floss for you.
There are different kinds of floss you can use for your teeth. These include:
-Unwaxed floss: Unwaxed floss is a traditional kind of floss. They are great to use if you have a little space between your teeth.
-Waxed floss: Waxed floss is popular when your teeth are closer together. The wax helps the floss slide between the teeth and along the gumline easier.
-Water flosser: A water flosser has become extremely popular. This flosser forces water between your teeth and along your gum line, similar to a pressure washer. This is also a popular option.
-Dental picks: Dental picks are convenient for many because you don’t have to wind the floss around your fingers. They are easy to use and can go gently between your teeth to remove plaque and food particles.
As you can see, there are many options to choose from and all successful choices. Flossing today has never been easier with so many different choices at our fingertips. If you still have questions, please call us today at 402-423-1100 and schedule an appointment. Our staff is always happy to help keep your smile healthy.