Dental One Associates of Woodbridge
14520 Smoketown Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192

3 Benefits of Flossing on a Daily Basis

National Flossing Day

National Flossing Day is on November 29, and if people don’t know why they should be flossing, they should take the time to find out why.

1. Clean Between Your Teeth
The best thing about using dental floss is that you’re able to clean where brushing just can’t reach, and that’s in between your teeth. If you don’t properly clean between your teeth, you’re risking bacteria and plaque buildup, which can lead to a wide range of dental problems.

2. Protect Your Gums
Many people may not realize that when you use dental floss every day, you’re protecting your gums. Food particles can get stuck right where the gums and teeth meet, and this is where flossing comes in handy. Also, flossing cleans better in between teeth than brushing, so make sure to floss either right before or right after brushing your teeth.

3. Keep Dental Care Costs Affordable
Everyone knows that dental care can cost a lot of money, especially when your dentist needs to perform work on your teeth due to tooth decay. The sooner you begin to use dental floss, the sooner you’ll likely see your dental care costs become more affordable over time. When you use floss, you’ll be able avoid dental problems that could cost you a lot of money to correct.

It’s never too late to start using dental floss. If you want to protect your teeth against a wide range of dental issues, then you should add flossing to your daily dental care routine. November 29 is quickly approaching, so there’s no better time than right now to start flossing.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Woodbridge, call Dental One Associates of Woodbridge today at (703) 910-5020 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Woodbridge. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Virginia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Woodbridge, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Woodbridge.

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Patient Reviews
Very committed and dedicated workers, who take their jobs seriously.
Emile D.
The staff and dentists are very professional.
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great service and friendly staff
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Quality of service and friendly and intelligent personnel!
Michael W.
I was given an appointment right away It was the first time that I ever felt relaxed in a dentist office and that was only because of the people that I had direct contact with.
David P.
Great and professional service.
Steve O.
I had an extraction done. The treatment and care was nothing less then excellent. Dr. Z and his staff are some of the best.
Constanti B.
Terrified of the dentist due to a bad experience. Dr. Z and Rhea made me feel so at ease and the staff members were just as great. I only wish I had found your office much sooner. I will definitely […]
Linda W.
The staff at this location, are very professional, friendly &most helpful.Dr Vallaru is the Best!!!
Athena J.
My family has been going to this dental office for over 10 years. The staff, the attentiveness, and their approach is the best. Dr. Z, the dental hygienists and the administrative staff are great. We […]
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Awesome docs and techs, great customer service
Minnettia D.
I have been going to this office for years Dr Z is great. I trust him and his work. This is big for me since I used to be terrified of dentist. The staff has always been courteous I called with a […]
Stephanie H.
Excellent service from Dr. Valleru! Her and Aneesah are awesome, very caring. Makes my visits to the dentist less stressful & definitely less painful!
B V.
everyone was very nice to me
Bonnie L.
Great interaction with the staff.
Nicole F.
Everyone was fantastic, kind,compassionate just all over great :)
Carol H.
Easy appointment and dentist explained everything
Thomas L.
Everyone there is always so kind and easy to work with.They go out of their way to make you feel comfortable while you are there.
Thomas P.
Customer service. From the minute I walked in, everyone was friendly and helpful. The dental assistant, as well as the gum specialist, was knowledgeable and explained everything clearly, and answered […]
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Very pleasant experience and great team!
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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  • Phone: (703) 910-5020
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