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Flossing is very important for your teeth, gums, and oral health. This is why our dentist, Dr. Ronald Fuhrmann, strongly recommends flossing regularly. Doing so can help you and your smile in many ways. In order to properly floss and clean your teeth, you need to know the basic facts and details about floss and your flossing technique. So, test your flossing knowledge today by taking our dental team’s flossing quiz!

1. How often should you floss your teeth?
A. Three times a day
B. Twice a day
C. Once a day

2. Why should you floss?
A. Flossing removes plaque
B. Flossing removes food particles
C. Flossing cleans between your teeth
D. All of the above

3. What tool should you use to floss?
A. An ADA-approved product that is easy for you to use
B. ADA-approved waxed floss
C. ADA-approved unwaxed floss
D. Any of the above

4. Are Water Flossers better to use than traditional dental floss?
A. Yes
B. No

5. When is the best time to floss?
A. Before bed
B. In the morning

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1. C
2. D
3. D
4. B
5. A

If you learned something new after taking this test, you’re on the right track toward top-notch oral hygiene. If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about flossing in Virginia Beach, Virginia, please contact Ronald C. Fuhrmann, DDS, A division of Atlantic Dental Care at 757-716-7943 at your earliest convenience. Our dental team looks forward to helping you!