Flossing Is a Must

Many of us don’t floss as often as we should.  While brushing our teeth regularly helps cavities prevent tooth decay and gum disease, flossing reaches and cleans areas that our toothbrushes can’t.  A toothbrush really only cleans some surfaces of our teeth,  floss cleans the areas between our teeth where a toothbrush can’t reach.   

In encouraging proper dental care, we at Robert Rosenfeld DDS urge our patients to add flossing to their daily routine. Not only does flossing remove tartar from areas of your mouth that a toothbrush can’t reach, it also decreases your risk of gum disease. Needless to say, flossing is crucial in improving the overall health of our mouths.

Benefits of Flossing

Brushing only removes 50% of the plaque on our teeth. Flossing plays a major role in preventing cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease. Though brushing is important and effective in keeping our smiles bright and clean, brushing alone still leaves our teeth and gums susceptible to dental problems.

In addition to brushing every day, flossing is an absolute must in attaining a healthy and thoroughly clean smile. Some people think flossing only removes food and debris from the gaps of our teeth. While this is true, flossing also removes plaque from these gaps. It’s important to floss not only at the end of the day but also when you wake up in the morning, as plaque builds up while we sleep. It’s also recommended that patients floss prior to brushing their teeth, which allows the fluoride in toothpaste to reach more areas of your teeth.

Moreover, the plaque and debris that toothbrushes can’t remove from your teeth can lead to tartar—which can only be removed by your dentist. Tartar often leads to gingivitis, which can then lead to gum disease.  Flossing works to remove food and plaque which lowers your risk for tartar buildup.

Let Us Help

The friendly staff at Robert Rosenfeld DDS cares about your teeth. We know how important flossing is and encourage our patients to include it in their daily cleaning routines. Flossing prevents plaque and tartar buildup that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. In addition to brushing and flossing, professional dental cleanings are essential in keeping teeth clean and problem free. Give us a call today to schedule your next cleaning and browse our website to see our range of dental services.

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"Dr. Rosenfeld and his staff are absolutely AMAZING.  I have a fear of dentists and dentistry, but Dr. Rosenfeld and his outstanding team went the extra mile to make sure that I felt comfortable, reassured me that they would do anything and everything to take great care of me, and never made me feel anything but a very valued patient.  I never knew that an office would go so far to help me get through some challenging (at least for me) dental procedures.  Words cannot begin to express my gratitude for this office.  If only all businesses could provide the same level of customer service..  Oh, did I forget to mention that their work is top notch.  Worth every penny!"

Kevin B.

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2016-11-17T20:36:13+00:00
"Dr. Rosenfeld and his staff are absolutely AMAZING.  I have a fear of dentists and dentistry, but Dr. Rosenfeld and his outstanding team went the extra mile to make sure that I felt comfortable, reassured me that they would do anything and everything to take great care of me, and never made me feel anything but a very valued patient.  I never knew that an office would go so far to help me get through some challenging (at least for me) dental procedures.  Words cannot begin to express my gratitude for this office.  If only all businesses could provide the same level of customer service..  Oh, did I forget to mention that their work is top notch.  Worth every penny!" Kevin B.

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"Dr. Rosenfeld is extremely knowledgeable and personable. He is very detail oriented and does an excellent job every time. Highly recommended. His staff is also excellent!"

Barbara M. 

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"Dr. Rosenfeld is extremely knowledgeable and personable. He is very detail oriented and does an excellent job every time. Highly recommended. His staff is also excellent!" Barbara M. 

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"As good as it gets is correct!  Dr. Rosenfeld and his team are no-ka-oi!  He is a caring and kind professional with a bit o bend toward perfectionism.  The latter being a good thing when it comes to one's teeth.  At 58 he filled my first EVER cavity.  I was a bit nervous not having had that procedure ever before.  Dr. Rosenfeld took the time to make sure the area was numb to minimize my discomfort.  We agreed I probably needed a little more so he administered two more doses.  No discomfort whatsoever.  Toward the end of last year, I needed my first ever cap to repair a fissure in one of my molars.  This is where the perfectionism came into play - Dr. Rosenfeld made sure the cap exactly matched the color of my teeth. Dr. Rosenfeld is a marvelous practitioner!  I've recommended four friends to him and they all love him and his incredible team."

Allan C. 

5.0
2016-11-17T20:39:23+00:00
"As good as it gets is correct!  Dr. Rosenfeld and his team are no-ka-oi!  He is a caring and kind professional with a bit o bend toward perfectionism.  The latter being a good thing when it comes to one's teeth.  At 58 he filled my first EVER cavity.  I was a bit nervous not having had that procedure ever before.  Dr. Rosenfeld took the time to make sure the area was numb to minimize my discomfort.  We agreed I probably needed a little more so he administered two more doses.  No discomfort whatsoever.  Toward the end of last year, I needed my first ever cap to repair a fissure in one of my molars.  This is where the perfectionism came into play - Dr. Rosenfeld made sure the cap exactly matched the color of my teeth. Dr. Rosenfeld is a marvelous practitioner!  I've recommended four friends to him and they all love him and his incredible team." Allan C. 

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"Seriously the best dentist our family has ever had. Dr Rosenfeld is great (for me) for the regular cleanings) and wonderful for my husband who has very problematic teeth and gums. Dr. Rosenfeld figured out the best way to help my husband minimize future problems and keep his mouth healthy."


Kristin B.

5.0
2016-07-12T17:10:46+00:00
"Seriously the best dentist our family has ever had. Dr Rosenfeld is great (for me) for the regular cleanings) and wonderful for my husband who has very problematic teeth and gums. Dr. Rosenfeld figured out the best way to help my husband minimize future problems and keep his mouth healthy." Kristin B.

Adena F.

"Dr. Rosenfeld is the best! I’ve been going to him for 10+ years now and he’s been nothing but caring and an excellent dentist to me. He really makes a point to make sure that you’re comfortable throughout the whole appointment. He even gave me lip balm during working on my cavity to make sure I was as comfortable as possible! When I come in, I feel nervous and dreadful but Dr. Rosenfeld somehow always has a way of leaving me with a smile when we are done. Not that i will hope for another cavity though, of course."


Adena F.

5.0
2016-07-12T17:00:05+00:00
"Dr. Rosenfeld is the best! I’ve been going to him for 10+ years now and he’s been nothing but caring and an excellent dentist to me. He really makes a point to make sure that you’re comfortable throughout the whole appointment. He even gave me lip balm during working on my cavity to make sure I was as comfortable as possible! When I come in, I feel nervous and dreadful but Dr. Rosenfeld somehow always has a way of leaving me with a smile when we are done. Not that i will hope for another cavity though, of course." Adena F.

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