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August 15, 2014
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If you're like most people, you never floss.  You may have good intentions, especially right after your last cleaning, but that enthusiasm soon fades.  Why is that?  Because flossing consistently is a habit and good habits are hard to form.  In the morning you are probably rushing out the door after breakfast and at night you're tired and the last thing you feel like doing is flossing all your teeth.

I read a really interesting article recently in which they suggested making a commitment to yourself to floss at least one tooth a day.  For most people, this will be easiest at night.  Make sure your gloss is positioned right next to your toothpaste or toothbrush so you can't miss it (out of sight is out of mind).  If you are tired, just floss one tooth.  That's it.  No guilt.  But if you have a little more energy, you can floss two or three teeth or even all your teeth.  The key to success, however, is to commit to picking up the floss every day, even if it's just to floss one tooth.  Over time it will become part of your routine just like brushing.  The more you do it, the easier it gets.

So what do you think?  You've got nothing to lose and everything to gain as far as your oral health is concerned!