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How Flossing Can Prevent Gum Disease and Safeguard Your Overall Health

Written by Dental Magazine. Posted in Floss picks vs floss, Flossing basics, Interdental picks

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A regularly-maintained routine of dental care is the best way to prevent all the problems that can affect your teeth and gums. Cavities, periodontal disease, gum disease and more – dentists have seen them all. Oral hygiene education emphasizes regular brushing and flossing to minimize such problems. Most people are aware of the need to floss as well as brushing their teeth, but are floss picks effective?
Studies have found that they are effective in cleaning both teeth and gums, removing the causes of cavities and periodontal disease. By preventing gum disease, they also play a role in safeguarding your overall health.

Are floss picks effective?
Studies have found that while brushing your teeth does only about 70% of the cleaning required, flossing is necessary to comp