Many people question whether or not flossing is actually beneficial to our dental health.
Flossing is an important part of your dental hygiene. Brushing can only clean so much of the tooth. In order to reach in between your teeth and around your gums, flossing is necessary. Dr. Levine was recently asked about the importance of flossing, here is what he had to say:
Despite the lack of supporting research, we recommend daily flossing to all our patients. We have seen dramatic improvements to our patient’s oral health when flossing becomes a part of their daily routine.
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Remember, flossing is only one part of your dental hygiene routine. Brushing your teeth, gums and tongue are all important, you should also schedule routine dental appointments. These dental visits ensure that any issues that may be occurring can be addressed. If you are due for a dental exam or have any questions, feel free to schedule an appointment with Dr. Levine in Olney, MD. We are always welcoming new patients and would be happy to help you any way we can.