Can I floss between front teeth bonding?

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You should be flossing your teeth when they have "bonding".  When we place "bondings" or fillings on your front teeth, we make sure that the two teeth are not connected together so you are able to floss.  If you're not able to floss between them, you should see your dentist.  

Ideally, Yes.

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If you have bonding done on your front teeth, individually, you should be able to floss them easily.  Maybe, you are having them bonded together for some other reason, but I didn't hear that from your question.

Floss Teeth Bonding

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Yes, you can floss between teeth bonding but wait till your teeth are not permanently connected. After that you can brush and floss your teeth on daily basis.

Shahin Safarian, DMD
San Diego Dentist

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Flossing, bonding

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As long as the teeth are not permanently connected to each other, not only you should be able to floss but it is important to floss on a dally basis to make sure plaque and food particles are removed.


Dr. Maddahi

Kourosh Maddahi, DDS
Beverly Hills Dentist
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Flossing between bonded teeth

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Absolutely you should be able to floss between the teeth after bonding.  Unless the teeth were purposely bonded together due to periodontal (bone and gum) problems for support which your dentist should have discussed with you.  

If you are unable to floss between the bonding you should give your dentist a call for some assistance. 

David M. Schertzer, DDS
Saint Louis Dentist

Yes, you should floss between all of your teeth...#DrSoftTouch

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You should be about to floss between your front teeth bonding just as you would your natural teeth. If your are having difficulty flossing, I would recommend seeing your dentist to have your bonding adjusted so you are able to floss. I hope this helps. Click save under my name to ask me more questions in the future.

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