slide 2 of 2, The circle method for flossing lower teeth,
Gently work the floss between the teeth toward the gums. Curve the floss
around each tooth into a U-shape, and gently slide it under the gum line. Move
the floss firmly up and down several times to scrape off the plaque. Popping
the floss in and out between the teeth without scraping will not remove much
plaque and can hurt your gums.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerArden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
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