Can Flossing Create Gaps?

You may feel that you have gaps between your teeth after flossing. The reason for this is that flossing removes the calculus from your teeth. It also maintains the natural gaps between the teeth. As you regularly floss, calculus will not develop between your teeth as you remove the plaque before it starts to solidifies.

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Can Flossing Cause A Toothache?

Flossing can’t cause a toothache. If you experience pain in your teeth while flossing, it could be that you’re not doing it the right way. It’s common to see some patients who are still new in this cleaning method to push their gums with the floss. Doing so will irritate gums causing pain. If you

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What Can Flossing Do For Me?

What Can Flossing Do For Me? Most people don’t enjoy flossing their teeth. Some of our patients even ask our dentists at Kane & Kerper Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, “What can flossing do for me?” You may think that flossing is just to maintain your smile and keep it pretty and healthy. However, maintaining a

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Can Flossing Pull Out a Filling?

Flossing should be an essential part of your dental hygiene routine. But some of you may wonder, “Can flossing pull out a filling?” It’s true that flossing may pull up a filling. But it doesn’t happen all the time. Reasons fillings may fall out There are several reasons dental fillings can fall out, and one

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My Gums Are Cut Up – What Do I Do?

Cuts on your gums can be quite painful, and may take up to two weeks or more to heal. This is a fairly common dental issue that can have a number of causes. Of course, if your gums are cut up and do not seem to be healing normally, or has an unusual appearance, see

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My Gums Bleed Very Easily

Bleeding gums is a cause for concern, though many patients may be tempted to ignore this issue. When gums bleed very easily, this can be an indication of a very serious dental or medical issue. There are a number of conditions that can cause your gums to bleed, and the treatment in your case will

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