Gentle Dental of New Baltimore
35521 23 Mile Road, New Baltimore, MI 48047

Three tips for better flossing habits

Tips for Flossing

When it comes to taking care of your mouth, brushing alone often isn’t enough. In order to get between your teeth to remove harmful plaque and bacteria, you also need to include regular flossing as part of your daily routine. Here are three tips to help you work toward better flossing habits.

1. Keep floss with you

If you’re not in the habit of doing it, remembering to floss in the morning, afternoon or before bed can be difficult to do. For those moments on-the-go when you realize you missed a step after brushing, consider carrying some dental floss with you for a quick touchup.

2. Stick with it

This might seem obvious, but you really need to stick with flossing on a daily basis if you want to make it a permanent fixture in your life. Make a point to set aside enough time at least twice a day to floss for two or three weeks without skipping a day.

3. Cell phone reminder

Sometimes you just need a quick reminder to keep on flossing. Instead of relying on a friend or family member to prompt you, consider setting a daily alarm on your cell phone that instructs you to floss. You can have the alarm go off when you’re getting ready in the morning and before bed for added convenience.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
great, friendly staff
Elaine F.
The dentist was very great with my teenage anxious daughter getting her first fillings.
Nicole S.
Very nice people and they know what they are doing.
Scott O.
Always great service from a great group of people!!
Larry B.
Good office hours, good staff.
Jeffrey A.
I recommend this office to anyone, they are the best! Dr. Wajeeh explains everything so that I understood and the ladies there are so nice, this is the best dental experience ever!
Michele B.
You did what you said you do. I appreciate truthful people
Dennis O.
Very professional and friendly. I was treated very nice and my problem was taken care of very well and without delay. Not only the dentist but all staff was great.
Brian K.
Very friendly and helpful staff. Took our appointment right on time.
Luciano P.
Friendly staff.
Karen K.
I loved how i was treated. My experience was completely pain free. I wasn’t pressured to have unneeded dental work. My treatment options were explained patiently and thoroughly.
Constance S.
Super Nice & Personable, I don’t like going to the dentist because it hurts and is uncomfortable for me but it wasn’t that bad. You are my new dentist and I’m not so afraid to […]
Tracy S.
My experience with Gentle Dental has always been fantastic from Angel and Christi at the front desk to Carolyn my hygienist who always makes sure that my teeth are clean and done properly to Dr […]
B L.
No matter which dental assistant I see during my visits, they are always friendly and personable.
Alecia B.
This is the best dental care I have ever had.
Shirley M.
Receptionist was very helpful.Gave me a referral for an in network dentist, got me in the system quickly, and also informed me about the great discount program Dentrite. Also assistant and dentist […]
Carron R.
I have referred several friends and the ones who went to Dr Wajeeh were just as happy as I have been.
Stacy R.
The staff is very nice. I usually do not have to wait very long in the waiting area. If I am going in for just a cleaning the appointment is usually pretty quick.
Heather C.
The staff is very friendly. They do a great job.
Tricia C.
Everyone is very nice and professional.
Larry G.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (586) 933-5521
Our Location