Post Date:
May 18, 2020
Oral Care Facts, Tips
Oral Care, Floss
Is There A Best Time To Floss?

A question we always seem to get is...

Should I floss before, or after I brush? 

Well, we’re here to let you know.... it's entirely up to you!

The order in which you brush or floss depends solely on what makes you feel best. As long as the cleaning on both is thorough and complete, you’re good to go!

And yes, brushing and flossing are both needed to get an optimal clean. The probability of plaque buildup which causes tooth decay is inevitable if you don’t floss. In fact, by not flossing you are leaving 34% of your mouth uncleaned.

Not a good ratio to have when trying to optimize your oral health in the long run.

So we recommend you brush at least twice a day, and floss between meals.

See flossing between meals fights plaque build up BEFORE it even occurs. While we go throughout the day eating and drinking to fuel and maintain our bodies, we accumulate a good amount of particles in our mouth.

Yes, it’s often heralded to floss at least one time a day, and typically at the end of the day to remove all the particles and plaque build up that has occurred.

But the question rarely asked is, why even let it occur…

If you floss and brush throughout the day there is no need for an Olympic style clean at the end of the night to get rid of all the build up.

And this is why the Brushee PocketSized Toothbrush is so fantastic!

With our toothpaste in the bristles,

Even people who struggle with those difficult spots to reach are taken care, due to our pick AND floss option.

So please do your mouth a favor, don’t let that plaque build up on you throughout the day.

Grab a Brushee, and let your smile shine!


For more information about the proper way to clean your teeth and gums, just visit our blog at Oral Care Tips.

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