Need to Know: Flossing Correctly?
Flossing is an important part of your oral care routine. It removes food debris from those hard-to-reach areas between the teeth.
– Floss gently once a day.
– Floss before brushing your teeth.
– Use a clean section of 15-18 inches of floss.
If you experience bleeding after you have been flossing regularly, see your dentist who can check for gum disease or to help you with your technique.
“Flossing helps reach all the places in your mouth that your toothbrush can’t reach.”
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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)
Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.