Flossing is an important part of oral hygiene!
When you come in for your visit at Yonkers Avenue Dental, you will find you are often asked: “Have you been flossing?” I have heard a multitude of responses to that question over the years and more often than not the response is “Not as often as I should”. Flossing is an extremely important part of our daily hygiene routine, but most patients don’t understand the benefits behind the required task.Why do we floss?Much like brushing, flossing is a mechanical means of removing food and plaque from the teeth. We floss to prevent cavities from forming in between our teeth. We floss to prevent gingivitis (painful inflammation of ...