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Are you looking for ways to help keep your smile healthy? If so, then good for you! Keeping your smile healthy is important, which is why our office here at Holmes Dental in Fort Collins, Colorado, is happy to talk to you about a key factor in your oral health, which is flossing.

Flossing should be a significant step in your daily hygiene routine. This is because food particles that can become wedged in your teeth and create plaque buildup which causes cavities. Even if there are no food particles in your smile, bacteria and plaque buildup, which turn to tartar, can create cavities. If these cavities are left treated, you could suffer tooth loss, gum disease, and even bone loss.

Tartar can only be removed by your friendly dentist, Dr. Nicole Holmes. That is why your six-month checkup is so important to your oral health. If you neglect your because you don’t take the simple step of flossing, you could fall victim to gum disease and suffer painful and costly consequences. That is why having a daily routine including flossing is so essential to your oral health and your smile.

If you think it’s time for a dental checkup or have any questions about your oral care, please call us today at 970-221-2499 to set up an appointment. Our caring and professional dental team are happy to assist you in any way we can when it comes to your oral health. So, don’t delay and call us today to keep your smile healthy for years to come.