Parents should supervise flossing
until the child is about 10 years old, or later if the child requires additional supervision.
7) In many developing countries like India, however, flossing
is not practised regularly.
is the best way to remove food and plaque from between the teeth, an area the toothbrush cannot reach.
This problem, called gingivitis, can often be fixed by daily brushing and flossing
Dr Nigel Carter, chief executive of the Foundation, said: "A good oral healthcare routine is vital to maintaining a healthy smile and should include brushing with fluoride toothpaste for two minutes twice-a-day, flossing
daily and cutting down on the frequency of sugary foods and drinks.
is a critical step in the quest for a beautiful, healthy smile.
daily, he says, may be able to prevent periodontal disease and thus lower the risk of cardiac problems.
Even with good dental hygiene like regular brushing and flossing
, the healthy mouth teems with bacteria.
Should a little furtive flossing
cause an accident, Sandoval said the driver could be fined for driving at a speed unsafe for existing conditions - namely, the condition of flossing
Each one contains Colgate Flossing
Tape with Chlorohex and normally costs pounds 3.
Oral care companies are filling out their assortments in areas where tooth- brushes can't reach with niche products such as oral irrigators and flossing
really isn't necessary after a good brushing.