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I floss regularly and floss many times throughout the day out if habit. Could this be bad for my teeth and gums though, although my gums never bleed.

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
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In brief: Anything in excess

Anything in excess can be bad.
Use a SOFT toothbrush and floss properly. Demonstrate your techniques to your dentist or dental hygienist to make sure you are doing it properly. 2-3 times a day should be the max. Ask your dentist to monitor your dental hygiene and health of your teeth and gums. He/she then can best advise you if you are overdoing it.

In brief: Anything in excess

Anything in excess can be bad.
Use a SOFT toothbrush and floss properly. Demonstrate your techniques to your dentist or dental hygienist to make sure you are doing it properly. 2-3 times a day should be the max. Ask your dentist to monitor your dental hygiene and health of your teeth and gums. He/she then can best advise you if you are overdoing it.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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In brief: You should be fine..

Flossing is not abrasive and does not use any harsh products.
Done correctly, you will not be damaging your gums. Flossing will go a very long way in keeping your contacts points cavity free and your gums healthy, as evidenced by you inflammation free mouth!

In brief: You should be fine..

Flossing is not abrasive and does not use any harsh products.
Done correctly, you will not be damaging your gums. Flossing will go a very long way in keeping your contacts points cavity free and your gums healthy, as evidenced by you inflammation free mouth!
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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