The Many Forms of Dental Floss

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Are you using the best floss for you? Did you know that you have options? Dental floss can come in many forms, styles and even tools to help you, depending on your unique needs. There are many kinds of dental floss you can choose from that can help you with your flossing needs. To help you understand these choices, our dental team is happy to help you.

Our dentist always encourages patients to brush and floss their teeth each day. That is why our team at Oak Grove Dental has prepared some information to help you pick the best dental floss for you and your family.

Here are the different types of dental floss:
-Floss pick: Floss picks are also known as professional flossers, as they use floss on handles to clean out the gaps between teeth.
-Water flossers: Through the use of water flossers, you can clean between your teeth with an interdental cleaning tool that is easy to operate and uses jets of water instead of string.
-Unwaxed dental floss: If you have relatively straight teeth and want to clean between them, unwaxed dental floss can be used as your interdental cleaning tool.
-Waxed floss: Wax floss consists of dental floss that is coated with a slippery substance to allow easy cleaning between crooked or curved teeth.

If you are ready for a dental checkup, or if you have questions about how you can maintain your oral health in Concord, California, please call us today at 925-685-2286 to make an appointment for you or a member of your family. Dr. Eric Eidbo and his team are always eager to assist you in any way we can.