What does it mean if you brush and floss but still get cavities?

Answer Are you brushing your teeth too hard or too long? If you do then the enamel of your teeth may weakened, causing it prone to cavities. You need to visit your dentist once in a while for checkups.

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What can I do about bad breath I floss, brush, and drink plenty of water...i have no cavities that i know of!?

This is going to be gross, but someone's gotta tell ya. It might be your tonsils. Are your tonsils producing too much protein? Do you have sinus problems? Sometimes you can get a thick build up in ... Read More »

The dentist told me I have 5 cavities, but I brush twice a day and floss daily. Can this happen?

It could be possible but if you are sure about yourself, check with another dentist as not all are ethical.

Can i floss my teeth when having braces with a regular floss brush?

You can use regular floss but will need a flies threader to get under your braces. Your dentist will show you how. It is very important!

Does it matter if you floss before you brush?

You should floss afterwords... brushing gets the outsides and some insides and then flossing gets the extras inbetween... if you floss before you would get a lot of plaque (spelling?) and thats jus... Read More »