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Let’s face it, when it comes to flossing, many people slack off and do not floss regularly. The most common excuse for not flossing is the sore or bleeding gums they experience when they first begin flossing. What people do not realize is that once they begin flossing and they keep up with the habit, their gums become cleaner, healthier, and stronger while the bleeding and soreness stops.

Much like your body, if you begin working out at the gym, your body will become sore and tender. However, if you keep working out, your body becomes conditioned and healthier each day. Flossing works the same way.

Flossing does more than remove food particles from your teeth. Flossing also removes plaque and tarter that builds up between your teeth, causing cavities and gum disease. Floss is the only tool efficient enough to deeply clean your mouth at home and give you great oral health.

If you have questions about flossing, ask your dentist. Your dentist can recommend floss that is right for you. Here at KC Smile Doc, we strive to work together and fight cavities. So, call us today and schedule your next appointment. It’s never too late to start healthy oral habits.