Children can learn how to floss teeth in five simple steps. Flossing helps keep teeth clean and prevents gingivitis and other infections. Although kids may make excuses for not flossing their teeth, it is a simple habit to fit into their morning or evening routine.
Keep reading to learn the proper ways to floss your teeth.
Follow these steps for the perfect flossing technique:
Proper flossing only takes a few extra minutes and should be done at least once a day. It can be done before or after your child brushes, or anytime in between.
Most people choose to use dental floss to floss their teeth. There are two types of floss that you can choose from:
If you find that handling strings of floss is too difficult for your child’s small hands, he or she can use other tools to floss teeth:
Whichever tool your child uses, make sure flossing becomes a regular part of his or her daily routine.
If you would like a demonstration of flossing technique, the family-friendly dental professionals at Kool Smiles will be happy to show you and your children how to floss teeth. Contact Kool Smiles to schedule an appointment today.
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