Dental One Associates of Bel Air
3435 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, Suite E, Abingdon, MD 21009

3 Benefits of Flossing on a Daily Basis

National Flossing Day

National Flossing Day is on November 29, and if people don’t know why they should be flossing, they should take the time to find out why.

1. Clean Between Your Teeth
The best thing about using dental floss is that you’re able to clean where brushing just can’t reach, and that’s in between your teeth. If you don’t properly clean between your teeth, you’re risking bacteria and plaque buildup, which can lead to a wide range of dental problems.

2. Protect Your Gums
Many people may not realize that when you use dental floss every day, you’re protecting your gums. Food particles can get stuck right where the gums and teeth meet, and this is where flossing comes in handy. Also, flossing cleans better in between teeth than brushing, so make sure to floss either right before or right after brushing your teeth.

3. Keep Dental Care Costs Affordable
Everyone knows that dental care can cost a lot of money, especially when your dentist needs to perform work on your teeth due to tooth decay. The sooner you begin to use dental floss, the sooner you’ll likely see your dental care costs become more affordable over time. When you use floss, you’ll be able avoid dental problems that could cost you a lot of money to correct.

It’s never too late to start using dental floss. If you want to protect your teeth against a wide range of dental issues, then you should add flossing to your daily dental care routine. November 29 is quickly approaching, so there’s no better time than right now to start flossing.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Abingdon, call Dental One Associates of Bel Air today at (410) 698-1674 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Abingdon. With 11 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Bel Air, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Bel Air.

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The office’s service is always top notch and the staff is friendly and helpful. They never talk down to you and always ensure you understand what is recommended
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Love my hygienist she does a great job
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Nancy is an awesome hygienist and a great person!
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It was a pleasant experience for an unpleasant procedure
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I switched to Dr Chatwall because of insurances purposes, I stay with him because he is the best dentist I have ever had, even my husband switched. He is gentle, caring and funny to boot. Now my […]
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I love my hygienist Tammy. She is always friendly and does a great job!
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I always have a good experience with Gabby during my dental cleanings. She’s always very patient and willing to answer any questions I have no matter how many times I ask her to go over details […]
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The office is clean, the staff was very professional and the dentist (Dr. Scarupa) gave me very practical advice on how to move forward with my problem. I was fully expecting he would tell me I […]
Robert B.
Dr. Blaney is the best! Helps make the fact that I’m at the dentist fun and is also great at his job. His assistants are also very kind and professional.
Suzanne S.
Appointment was on time. Nancy is always very professional and efficient, she explains exactly what she is doing and what I can do to help improve my dental care
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Dr. Blaney is my favorite dentist. I have my fair share of tooth issues and dentist alike but I felt so welcomed in this office by him and the staff. Never felt that way going to the dentist before. […]
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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