The importance of flossing

by Dr. James Springer 6. July 2013 12:57
Flossing is one of the easiest, quickest ways to remove bad bacteria from your body.  Plaque and bacteria are constantly building up in your mouth where brushing only can not reach.  If plaque accumulates, it eats away the bone that supports your teeth.  Oral bacteria can inter your bloodstream.  Studies show that such harmfull bacteria could exaberate diabetes, hypertension, heart desease and even lead to premature births.
  •  Ancient cultures chewed on twigs or roots to clean their teeth.
  • Boar, badger and horse hair were used for toothbrush bristles but were later found to be abrasive and harsh.

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