Can Antiseptic Mouthwash Replace Flossing?

Flossing can be a tedious and repetitive task, and someone somewhere must have come up with a decent alternative for it… right? How about antiseptic mouthwash – that should be enough for someone to replace flossing with, right? Unfortunately, the answer is no. “But I just went to the dentist and he gave me a cup …

What is Expanding Floss?

There are various types of floss that are provide unique benefits for people who have specific needs, and expanding floss is more for those whose teeth are crowded too closely together. They way it works is when coming into contact with saliva, the expanding floss grows thicker in size. Furthermore, the friction acting on the floss …

Pros and Cons of Using Waxed Floss

There are various types of dental floss available, but a very popular kind is the waxed floss. The waxed coating provides the floss with several advantages, one being that the slick coat slides more easily between teeth, allowing for a smoother flossing experience. For some users, though, the wax on the floss is just extra thickness …

What You Should Know About Dental Floss

One of the best ways to ensure good oral health and hygiene is to use dental floss string. One can do this by placing the string between two teeth and sliding back and forth like a seesaw, removing plaque and food particles that can result in tooth decay and bacterial diseases. There are many kinds of …

Is Flossing Better than Brushing?

First, let’s get one thing out of the way. Both brushing and flossing are extremely beneficial to one’s oral hygiene regimen. By doing both, you will have stronger, healthier teeth by cleaning out tooth-decay causing bacteria, eliminating plaque and removing food particles wedged between teeth. Brushing and flossing are both necessary to oral hygiene, and all …