It is essential to floss your teeth at least once each day for optimal dental health.

family-dentistry-2When you brush your teeth, you are removing plaque from the surface of your teeth. Flossing removes plaque from between your teeth where periodontal (gum) disease and cavities begin. By taking just two minutes out of your day to floss and you will promote a healthier smile.

But how do I floss?

Children should begin flossing as early as possible, with parents help.

Contact West Hills Family Dentistry Center today for more tips on improving your dental health, call (503) 291-0000 or click here to email us.