How to Properly Brush & Floss

Brushing and flossing are the most important parts of your daily routine.

Brushing and flossing not only helps maintain good oral health, but good overall health as well.
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In order to have good dental health, you have to have good dental habits. And the two most important dental habits are brushing and flossing your teeth. Despite their importance, you may be surprised to learn that many of us are not doing it properly. Keep reading to learn how to brush and floss the right way to help your smile stay healthy, beautiful, and fresh!
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Flossing

Dr. Claudio Miro

While most people understand the importance of brushing, many neglect to floss. This is a huge mistake given the many benefits of flossing.
Benefits of flossing:

Removed plaque and particles that you can’t reach with your toothbrush.

Stops periodontal disease in its tracks.

Decreases the chance of plaque hardening into tartar.

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Brushing

Dr. Claudio Miro

Brushing properly holds countless benefits for your gums and teeth that your do not want to miss.

Benefits of brushing:

Keeps your breath fresh.

Removes food particles and dental plaque that can cause tooth decay and gum disease.

Decreases the chance of enamel erosion.

Brushing and flossing are the most important parts of your daily routine.

Brushing and flossing not only helps maintain good oral health, but good overall health as well. In order to get the most benefit, you have to brush and floss correctly. In the tabs below we explain the proper brushing and flossing techniques to keep your teeth, gums, and smile as healthy as possible.
Place the toothbrush at a 45-degree angle along your gum line. Then, move the brush in a back and forth motion, and repeat for each tooth. Make sure to brush the inside surface, the chewing surface, and the back of each tooth as well as your tongue. Proper brushing should take about two minutes.

How Often Should I Brush and Floss?

It’s important to brush and floss regularly. Specifically, you should be brushing and flossing two times daily, once in the morning and once at night.

What Are the Best Types of Toothbrushes?

Guarantee effective brushing by using toothbrushes that are easy to use and have soft, rounded bristles. Don’t forget to replace your toothbrush once the bristles get worn, usually about every two months.

What Are the Best Types of Floss?

When it comes to flossing, any type is fine. However, if you find flossing rather difficult, holders, picks, or sticks can help.

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    Dr. Miro is the absolute best and Rita too!!! So grateful to be their patient and have access to the best care for my smile

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    I give Dr. Miro 5 stars because of his professionalism. He took great care and concern. I had the surgery and implant with no pain or swelling. He is the best!...

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