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Proper flossing removes plaque and food particles in places where a toothbrush cannot easily reach — under the gumline and between your teeth.
Holding the floss tautly between your thumbs and index fingers, slide it gently up-and-down between your teeth
Gently curve the floss around the base of each tooth, making sure you go beneath the gumline.
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Flossing is the thread material used to remove the interdental plaque accumulated.
The material is holded with fingers on both the hands and placed at the interdental areas,ie,in between the teeth.
It is usually applied in periodontally infected teeth.
You can also use interdental toothbrush to remove the interdental plaque accumulated.
Vigorous use of dental floss can lead into tearing of gums.
Please take an assistance from a dentist to learn the method of flossing.
Always maintain good oral hygiene.
Please do visit a dentist in every 6 months.
Flossing is the technique to remove the food and plague interdentally.
Floss is a thin thread like structure which is inserted between the teeth and scraped along the teeth sides, especially closed to the gum.
It helps in reducing tooth and gum problems.
flossing is a technique by which interdental food particles and plaque are removed using a thread. its very simple and effective technique. next time when you visit your dentist ask him to give a demo to floss, he will help you for sure. take care. happy smile!!
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