How to Floss Your Teeth

Patient Education

How to Floss Your Teeth

The surfaces that are between teeth are not accessible to brush; therefore, the best way to clean them is by flossing. The frequency of flossing is like brushing and ideally after each meal, though one time a day (before going to bed) is the minimum necessary.

To start, cut a piece of dental floss (approximately 2 feet). Wrap both sides of the floss around your middle fingers. Using your index and thumb, glide the floss in between all your teeth one by one. When flossing, make sure you are not cutting your gums. The goal is to clean the teeth surfaces, not the gums. In the space in between teeth, press the floss against each side of the tooth (hug the tooth) and gently move it back and forth and up and down. Then move to the opposite surface of the adjacent tooth.

Anna K. Choe DDS - Pasadena Dentist - whitening

Anna K. Choe, DDS

Why Choose Us?

  • We provide the best and latest in dental technology and treatment options.
  • We provide gentle, family-oriented dental care to the adults and children of this community.
  • We utilize low radiation digital x-rays for accurate viewing of teeth.
  • In addition to general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry, we work with specialists in Periodontics (gum diseases), Implant dentistry, and Endodontics (root canal treatments), as well as other specialists.

INSURANCE

We accept most insurance plans. We also accept payment from most PPO and indemnity plans. Please call our office to make an appointment and we will answer any questions you may have.


PAYMENT OPTIONS

We accept all major credit cards, ATM cards, cash, and personal checks. For our patients' convenience we have arranged a payment plan through a third party, which helps our patients receive their treatment in a timely manner.

REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT. CALL US TODAY AT 626-795-8326.

50 Bellefontaine, #102

Pasadena, CA 91105

(626) 795-8326

Call us today!

M, T, Th, F: 8 am-5 pm

S: 8 am - 1 pm Biweekly

Request Appointment

achoedds@gmail.com