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Does flossing make a difference? Yes!

How do I know? I have over 30 years experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). During the twenty years I spent at my last office, I was able to see dramatic results on my long-standing patients. My own observations and opinions to follow.

Technique Matters

Many people find flossing difficult because they are using improper technique, such as wrapping the floss around their index fingers and not keeping the floss taut. Here are tips on making flossing easier and more effective.

  1. Wrap it around your right middle finger, leave…

Maire McLaughlin Lang

Registered Dental Hygienist

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