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How to Floss

  • Use about 18 inches of floss wound around one of your middle fingers, with the rest wound around the opposite middle finger.
  • Hold the floss tightly between the thumbs and forefingers and gently insert it between the teeth.
  • Curve the floss into a “C” shape against the side of the tooth.
  • Rub the floss gently up and down, keeping it pressed against the tooth. Don’t jerk or snap the floss.
  • Floss all your teeth. Don’t forget to floss behind your back teeth.

There will be other cases that dental floss is not the best option. You may need to use an interproximal toothbrush, when you have those big gaps between your teeth. But before that, you also need to understand that with this interproximal toothbrush. The biggest question is the size. The only person that can guide you will be your dentist.

The American dental association recommands brushing for two minutes twice a day. In this video, Prof. Salamanka will demostrate how to brush tooth correctly.

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