Woodbury NY Oral Surgeon | To Floss or Not to Floss?

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By now, you have likely seen news reports questioning whether flossing is necessary for your oral health.

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We want to answer your question right away with an absolute YES. Cleaning between your teeth is an essential part of caring for your teeth and gums.

 

Whether you use traditional string dental floss, a water flosser, an interdental (between teeth) brush, or other form of interdental cleaning, it is important that you clean between your teeth correctly and on a daily basis.

 

Unfortunately, in the quest for catchy headlines, many news agencies have been providing a great deal of incomplete and inaccurate information.

 

Here’s the truth: Plaque and bacteria can be prevented from building up between teeth when flossing is done correctly on a daily basis.

 

Why does that matter? Build-up of plaque and bacteria between teeth is one of the leading causes of periodontal disease, a condition which not only affects your mouth, teeth, and gums, but has been linked to complications with diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and many other systemic health issues.

 

The next time you visit our Woodbury Oral Surgeon, ask your hygienist to show you the most effective way to clean between your teeth. For more information on flossing and interdental cleaning or to schedule an appointment, please contact Advanced Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry.

 

 

Advanced Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry
Phone: (516) 921-8010
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800 Woodbury Road., Suite D
Woodbury, NY 11797

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Woodbury Dentist

800 Woodbury Rd Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797

AdvancedDentistryofLongIsland.com
(516) 921-8010

Hours

Mon-Tues-Wed, Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
Sat: 8 am – 3 pm
Closed Thursday - Dr. Herman teaches at North Shore University Hospital/ Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Available 24 hours a day for emergencies

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