21061 Dentist | To Floss or Not to Floss?

Cosmetic Dentist in Glen Burnie, MD

Glen Burnie Dentist

By now, you have likely seen news reports questioning whether flossing is necessary for your oral health.

Dr. Christopher Sanginiti wants to answer your question right away with an absolute YES. Cleaning between your teeth is an essential part of caring for your teeth and gums.

Whether you use traditional string dental floss, a water flosser, an interdental (between teeth) brush, or other form of interdental cleaning, it is important that you clean between your teeth correctly and on a daily basis.

Unfortunately, in the quest for catchy headlines, many news agencies have been providing a great deal of incomplete and inaccurate information.

Here’s the truth: Plaque and bacteria can be prevented from building up between teeth when flossing is done correctly on a daily basis.

Why does that matter? Build-up of plaque and bacteria between teeth is one of the leading causes of periodontal disease, a condition which not only affects your mouth, teeth, and gums, but has been linked to complications with diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and many other systemic health issues.

The next time you visit our Glen Burnie dental office, ask your hygienist to show you the most effective way to clean between your teeth. For more information on flossing and interdental cleaning or to schedule an appointment, please contact us.

Glen Park Family Dentistry
Phone: (410) 761-1100
Url: https://glenparkdentistry.com/
633 Greenway Rd. SE
Glen Burnie , MD 21061

“My passion is in making people feel at home when they come to my office. Sure, you may have had bad experiences in the past, or you might be worried about something that’s going on right now, but we are here to help you. Let’s talk about any concerns you might have, use the latest and greatest in technology to diagnose and explain, and then let’s make a plan that fits your goals.

I’m not here just to fix a cavity or pull that achy tooth - I’m here to make your oral health a part of your overall health, and make sure you are smiling your best smile and living your best life.”

- Dr. Christopher Sanginiti

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Office Hours

Monday: 8am – 4pm
Tuesday: 8am – 4pm
Wednesday: 10am – 7pm
Thursday: 8am – 3pm
Friday: 8am – 1pm
Saturday: 8am – 1pm (Please call for availability)
Sunday: Closed

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