Daily flossing or interdental brushing is beneficial according to UK dentists

08-Jan-2020
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Flossing or using interdental brushes on a daily basis is good for our dental health.
Better equipped to remove food particles and bacteria that can build up between teeth.
Reach areas of the tooth that toothbrushes cannot.
Reduces gum inflammation, plaque between their teeth, bleeding gums and bad breath.
Floss before brushing to unplug the gaps and brush teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste.

Poor oral health can lead to heart disease and respiratory diseases

Mentioned in this article:

Academia British Dental Association - Trade union and professional body of dentists in UK

Academic Damien Walmsley - Professor of Restorative Dentistry

Academic Iain Hoeltschi - Specialist Orthodontist in UK

Academic Reena Wadia - Specialist Periodontist practicing in UK

Academic Rhona Eskander - Specialist in Cosmetic Dentistry

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