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Should you floss before or after brushing?

Posted on: May 27, 2015
As dental professionals, we are often asked, "When and how often should I floss?" or  "Should I floss before or after I brush?"  In short, the answer is floss at least once daily, preferably at night, BEFORE brushing.  Flossing at night removes the day's food debris and flossing before brushing ...
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Dental Floss Versus Water Pick

Posted on: September 4, 2013
Standard dental floss is generally considered the most effective tool for cleaning the tight spaces between the teeth. You can also use dental floss to scrape up and down the sides of each tooth. A water pick (oral irrigator) is a device that aims a stream of water at your ...
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Oral Health: Dental floss sticks vs conventional flossing?

Posted on: November 8, 2012
Many patients present to their dental office with the same question..."Can I use the dental floss sticks instead of using regular floss???"Well, here is the answer...Yes and No :) The pros to using the floss sticks consist of 1. mechanical agitation between the teeth that can better remove food debris ...
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