Flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing, so why is it that we often forget or neglect to floss? Whatever your reasons may be, Dr. Alex Hawkins wants all Midlothian residents to know that brushing AND flossing are the key ingredients to keeping a happy, healthy mouth in between appointments at Hawkins Family Dentistry. In fact, we believe in flossing so much, we wrote this article to teach our patients why it’s so important. Read this and you’ll think twice about skipping a good flossing!
Flossing is an easy, affordable investment in the health and beauty of your teeth. So why do we choose not to floss?
The most common complaint is that it’s not convenient. Maybe that extra couple of minutes in the morning is hard to spare, or you are just too tired to deal with floss at bedtime. We at Hawkins Family Dentistry understand that daily life often gets in the way of a good dental hygiene routine, but we want our patients to know that they’ll be happier and healthier in the long run if they floss regularly.
Here are a few great reasons to floss:
Let’s face it- flossing is cool. If you have any doubts, Dr. Alex Hawkins can give you plenty more reasons to floss and teach you the best way to do it. Schedule an appointment at Hawkins Family Dentistry today and we’ll help you master the art of flossing for better oral health!