5 Benefits of Flossing Everyday

Dr. Suresh Heijebu    20-01-2021 Consult

Most of us think that just brushing the teeth is enough to take care of the oral hygiene routine. However, this is completely a false notion as flossing is equally important for your mouth's health. Whatever food is left stuck in your mouth, you can clean it well by flossing. Here are some amazing benefits of flossing every day.

1. Removes plaque from tight spaces
Your toothbrush is an important part of your oral hygiene routine, but it can't reach the plaque which is stuck in the tight spaces between the tooth. The floss is built in a way to remove that plaque. 

2. Flossing is good for your gums
Your gums are directly in contact with your teeth. So, when you don't floss the sticky food particles, plaque, etc get stuck to your gums as well. This can lead to infection in gums, flossing helps to avoid that problem in teeth. 

3. You can avoid the bad breath
When you miss out on flossing you leave the sticky food particles intact in the close spaces in between your teeth. Over the times, these pieces start to rot and they lead to the problem of bad breath. You can avoid this by flossing. 

4. Prevents Tartar Buildup
When the plaque in your teeth is not removed, it starts to pile up. This leads to the growth of tartar and only a dentist can remove this. So, flossing actually helps to avoid this problem as it removes plaque effectively. 

5. Important for overall oral hygiene
To make the best of your overall oral hygiene you must take care of smaller spaces between your teeth. It will help you to keep your mouth healthy.

So, whenever you brush, don't forget to floss your teeth as well. It is will improve your oral health in an amazing way.