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November 15, 2015
Category: Informational
Tags: Flossing  

About 50% of Americans claim to floss daily.  My guess is that's a large over estimate. Either way, the benefits of flossing are INCREDIBLE! 

Doing so daily prevents gum disease and tooth loss. Everyone gets plaque, and it can only be removed by flossing or a deep cleaning from your dentist.  

Plaque buildup can lead to cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease. If left untreated, gum disease can be a risk factor for heart disease, diabetes, and a high body mass index.


Yes, not flossing can make you fat.

Not only that, but it greatly reduces bad breath.