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To Floss or not to Floss?

October 2016

Have you seen the recent debate about flossing? Don't give up on it yet! Despite the controversy, flossing can significantly improve your oral hygiene by removing plaque between your teeth. Your toothbrush can't do all the cleaning, and there are some tough-to-reach places that only floss can reach.

There's a right and wrong way to floss. Here are some great tips from the American Dental Association to make sure you’re getting the most out of your floss.

Make sure you combine good at-home dental practices with routine checkups. If you don't have a regular dentist or have been putting off a dental checkup; the State of Texas Dental Discount Plan can save big on the care you need and help you find convenient dental care. Visit or call toll-free (844) 377-3368 to find a provider near you!