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Every time you stop in to visit your Hoffman Estates dentist, you are asked, “Do you floss regularly?” This is because flossing is instrumental in maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. It helps to remove the plaque that brushing alone can’t reach. While we all know brushing is critical to your oral health, it is important to understand the benefits of flossing daily.

Flossing is a great way to protect your gums. When you floss, your dentist recommends also working between your gums and teeth in order to remove plaque within between your gums. This will prevent the accumulation of plaque that eventually hardens into tartar. Tartar buildup can cause gum disease, which is the leading cause of tooth loss. While you can remove plaque from your teeth and gums, tartar is much stronger, meaning that it requires a trip to your dentist in order to remove it. Simple, preventative care such as flossing regularly can help to ward off tartar and to keep all of your teeth.

Flossing can also provide financial benefits. This preventative care can reduce more severe problems down the road. Regular visits to the dentist for a cleaning is a lot more cost effective than needing emergency care due to a lack of flossing. Flossing is a great way to stop the problems before they even start.

Flossing is also beneficial to your overall health. By maintaining great oral health, you are able to prevent other systemic problems such as heart disease and respiratory disease. 

Contact our Hoffman Estates, IL office today to schedule your next appointment and stay on top of your oral health. 

Brilliant Smiles Family Dental
Phone: (847) 882-2012
990 Grand Canyon Pkwy, Suite 320
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Location

Hoffman Estates Dentist
Brilliant Smiles Family Dental
990 Grand Canyon Pkwy, Suite 320
Hoffman Estates IL 60169

(847) 882-2012

Office Hours

Monday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00AM – 4:00PM* 
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM*
Sunday: Closed

*alternating 

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