If left untreated, gum disease can spread to the rest of your body and affect your general health. Flossing can prevent gum disease from happening in the first place, but it must be done properly in order to be effective.

This video explains the dangers of periodontal disease and how essential flossing is to your oral health. You’ll see how to floss properly, ensuring that you clean between each tooth and below the gum line. Completely removing plaque leads to better dental health as well as improved general health and a lower risk of medical complications.

Talk to your dentist at Padden Dental to find out how you can improve your daily oral care routine. We offer exceptional dental services for adults and children in the Vancouver area. You can schedule a dental appointment online or by calling (360) 326-1648.

About Padden Editor

Your Padden Dental editorial team looks for articles to help you learn about the services and techniques we use to create healthy, happy smiles. Dr. Dahlen and the team oversee the publishing efforts, and some articles are written by Dr. Dahlen.

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