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Our Concord Family Dentist Lets You Know the Best Time to Floss

Our dentists prefer our patients to practice good oral hygiene between office visits. Part of that process includes flossing, which is the process of cleaning between the teeth to remove food and debris from the areas that are hard to reach with a toothbrush. When food is allowed to remain between the teeth, it provides a breeding ground for bacteria, which can cause periodontal disease. Should You Floss Before or After Brushing? You can floss either before or after brushing, according to your own preference. By flossing first, you can brush dislodged food debris afterward. On the other hand, brushing...