Your dentist has probably told you how important it is to floss your teeth daily. Flossing your teeth can help to prevent gum disease and safeguard the health of your gums and teeth. Visit a dental office serving Glen Ellyn for regular checkups and advice on dental care. Meanwhile, this video offers some important guidelines on how to floss your teeth correctly.
The presenter demonstrates how to take a piece of dental floss and wrap it carefully around your index or middle fingers. She then explains how to slide the floss down below the gum line and move it back and forth in a C shape to effectively clean the edges of your teeth. The video stresses the importance of repeating the procedure on all your teeth, including the teeth at the back of the mouth. The presenter also shows us how to floss the very back teeth so your dentist will see how clean they are.