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If you want a strong and healthy smile, then you need to floss your teeth at least once a day. “But why?” you might ask. Well, Dr. Bradley Dyer and our dental team will be happy to tell you why. Flossing is extremely beneficial for your oral health. In fact, it can help you in many different ways. To help you know a little more, we will be happy to name the benefits for you.

First, flossing can remove harmful plaque from places where your toothbrush can’t clean. This is important because plaque is a substance that can create tooth decay and gum disease. So, it’s best to prevent these major and serious dental issues by flossing daily.

Second, flossing can provide breath that is fresh. Sometimes food can get stuck between your teeth and release an odor. This oftentimes results in bad breath. If you floss, those particles can be removed and you can have better-smelling breath. This is even more possible if you floss with floss that is mint flavored.

Third, flossing can help you avoid embarrassing and awkward social instances. Oftentimes when you eat a meal or snack, food can get stuck in your smile. This can be embarrassing when you talk to friends, family members, or even a crush because you’re talking with a food-filled smile. However, if you floss after each time you eat, you can prevent these food-stuck-in-your-teeth times.

Do you have any questions about flossing in Sevierville, Tennessee? Would you like a demonstration on how to properly floss? If so, please call Bradley L. Dyer DDS PC at 865-453-2731 and schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience. Our dental team will be happy to meet with you, examine your smile, and give you the answers and tips you need to properly care for your teeth and gums. We look forward to helping you!