Flossing and brushing go together in proper oral care and proper technique is important for the two activities. Use proper techniques for brushing teeth twice a day and flossing daily will help promote long-term oral health. Even if you brush your teeth and floss you’re used since childhood, may have developed some bad habits over the years, for example, brushing very strong, ignore the posterior teeth and forget to floss.
Keep these techniques in mind when you brush your teeth before or after flossing:
- When brushing your teeth, move the brush back and forth gently on the front, back and top (chewing surface) teeth – not brush hard on the gum line, it can irritate the gums.
- Remember to brush (and flossing) behind the front teeth (lower)
- Other comprehensive oral care items include brushing the tongue this will refresh your breath and remove bacteria that cause decay further.
Moreover, it is able to risk plaque accumulation and gum disease, consider adding mouthwash, antiseptic complete care of teeth care.