Posts made in July, 2015

Floss With Finesse: 5 Flossing Tips

»Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Oral Hygiene | 0 comments

      It may look like a simple piece of string, but dental floss is so much more! It’s a proven ally in maintaining healthy teeth and gums and helps give your overall health a boost. Do you floss daily? What techniques help you get the most out of your flossing experience, without injury to your gums Your Tumwater Dentist, Dr. Merchant has complied a checklist to see if your flossing habits are up-to-par with the standard your smile deserves.   The Flossing Dilemma   Statistics reveal that only 50.5% of Americans follow the recommendation from the American Dental Association (ADA) to floss every day. Some 31 percent report flossing less than daily, and a whopping 18% say they...

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