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Do you have questions about flossing? If so, it’s time to find the answers. It’s very important that you know all you need to know about flossing because it can help you have the top-notch routine you need to properly and effectively clean and care for your teeth and gums. So, our dentist, Dr. Adel, is happy to help you find the answers to your flossing questions by providing the answers to the following commonly asked questions:

Q: How often should I floss?
A: It’s very important to floss daily. You can floss in the morning when you wake up, in the middle of the day or at night before you go to bed. It does not matter when you floss, just make sure to floss daily.

Q: What tools should I use to floss?
A: It’s recommended to use floss or a flossing tool that is easier to maneuver. This can be waxed floss, unwaxed floss, flossing picks, floss threaders, water flossers and more. Feel free to use whichever product you’re more comfortable using!

Q: Can flossing hurt my smile?
A: Flossing can only hurt your smile if you have a rough technique. Forcing the floss between the teeth and being rough around the gums can irritate and damage the tissues. So, be careful as you floss.

Do you have additional questions about flossing in Alachua, Florida? If so, please reach out to our office at 386-462-4635. Our dental team is here to give you the answers, tips and information you need so you can properly floss your smile. We look forward to talking with you!