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1. Skipping out on flossing is terrible for your oral hygiene.  An effective oral routine includes brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash. If you’re like the majority… Trista - June 17, 2019
Flossing is important but often missed part of an effective oral routine. Shutterstock

1. Skipping out on flossing is terrible for your oral hygiene. 

An effective oral routine includes brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash. If you’re like the majority of people, you may not be doing all three. Perhaps you’re doing some combination of the three, but not all. To stay healthy, it’s essential you brush, floss, and use mouthwash.

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Failing to floss can increase the risk of gum disease. Once you have gum disease, you are at an increased risk of developing more serious health issues such as cancer. Coming up with a routine that you can stick with can help ensure you don’t miss this critical step. Don’t wait; start flossing tonight. 

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