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Did you know there is more than one type to floss? Did you know there are different kinds of dental floss to choose from? If not, then this blog is right for you! Our dentist, Dr. Ray McKinley & Brittany McKinley-Holloway with Ray McKinley DDS & Brittany McKinley-Holloway DDS in Shelby Township, Michigan, cares about your smile and understands some dental floss is hard on people. That is why we are happy to share this information with you, so you can find the right kind of flossing tool for your unique smile.

Flossing facts include:

– Water Flossers: For easier to operate flossing tools, consider switching to water flossers.
– Waxed vs. Unwaxed: Waxed floss is ideal for people with crooked teeth. Unwaxed floss is great for people with straight teeth.
– Flossing Products: Speak with your dentist about product recommendations for your dental floss and interdental cleaning needs.
– Contamination: To prevent contamination, never use the same dental floss again.
– Flossing Techniques: Flossing effectively includes gently cleaning between each tooth.
– Flossers to Use: Use dental flossers that will not tear when being used.
– Flossing Routine: Always focus on flossing at least once every day.

As you can see, there are options to choose from when it comes to flossing tools. If you need help with your oral health, or if you have any concerns, please call us today at 586-685-0880, and our team is happy to make an appointment for you. We look forward to helping you.