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If you want a flawless smile, brushing your teeth will not be enough. Unfortunately, brushes cannot reach areas between teeth, which will require an additional tool for the take. One amazing form of interdental cleaner is threaded dental floss. For a list of guidelines concerning dental floss, consider this:

-To prevent contamination between teeth will not take place, use a floss strand roughly 18 inches in length for each session, and move up and down the strand of floss for each isolated gap.

– Find floss that won’t easily shred or tear during use, including products that have met the American Dental Association’s requirements for the ADA Seal of Acceptance. Don’t forget that single filament thread is designed to be shred resistant.

– If your dental flossing abilities are diminishing due to age and pain, switch to an easier-to-use interdental cleaner such as a water flosser.

– Never use the same segment of a thread strand more than once.

– Typically, you should floss every day for 2-3 minutes each session, ensuring the areas between each tooth are thoroughly cleaned.

A professional cleaning may be the dentistry service you need. For an oral examination at The Smile Studio - Dr. Chad Ellis at our dentist office in Orem and Provo, Utah, please schedule an appointment with Dr. Chad Ellis and our team by calling 801-225-5594. Let us help you get a whiter, brighter smile today!