Dentistry Expert Dr. Jonice Thompson Withanachchi: Why Floss


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Jonice Thompson Withanachchi



Why is it necessary for me to floss?


Flossing should be an important part of your oral care regimen, as it gets rid of a sticky film called plaque in between your teeth. Plaque contains bacteria, which feed on the leftover food in your mouth. In turn, it releases an acid which can eat away at the enamel and cause cavities. If it's not removed, plaque will harden into tartar or calculus. This can gather around your gum line and eventually cause gum disease. So be sure to floss at least once a day!! There are a variety of items you can use to clean in between your teeth, so ask your dentist to check which item would be the best to use for you!

Dr. Jonice Thompson Withanachchi
93 Route 183, Stanhope, NJ
973-448-8989
www.stanhopefamilydentistry.com




Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Booster Club's Nov. 17 Beefsteak Dinner to benefit Pope John High School special programs
The Pope John High School Booster Club announced dynamic husband and wife duo Emily Bienko-Brown a Pope John High School alumna and track and field record holder, and Bobby Brown,...
Read more »

Men's Chorus seeks singers for holiday performances
The High Point Harmonizers, a men's barbershop chorus, invites men to sing with them for their holiday performances. There are three performances scheduled in area long-term care...
Read more »

Sussex Chapter of Brady Campaign says felt heard, yet saw no action from Sparta Town Council
To the Editor:
Last December, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed the House of Representatives. This bill allows anyone who can legally conceal carry a hidden...

Read more »

Ford Explorer catches fire, becomes fully engulfed
On 10/18/2018 at approximately 7:50 a.m, police patrols responded to the intersection of Newton Sparta and Pinkneyville roads for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST COMMENTED



Find more about Weather in Andover, NJ