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Want to Floss Like a Pro? 3 Mistakes You Might be Making and How to Correct Them

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Do you brush and floss routinely and still get cavities?

Anyone who is conscientious about oral hygiene should be congratulated. But if you aren’t flossing correctly, you’re not going to get the results you want – a completely clean, healthy smile.

Why You Need to Floss

Have you ever run your tongue along your teeth at the end of the day and noticed a fuzzy feeling? What you’re feeling is a film of bacteria-filled plaque that builds up on your teeth throughout the day. Brushing twice a day removes plaque from the surface of your teeth, but you need floss to remove plaque that builds up between teeth where your brush can’t reach.

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