Floss Face: Keeping My Teeth and Gums Healthy With Oral-B


I participated in this sponsored campaign for One2One Network. I received monetary compensation and product to facilitate my post, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. 

Lately I’ve been paying more attention to good oral hygiene. Jackson gets his top braces off today…phase one of many (pricey!) treatments down the road to correct his bite/straighten his teeth. Monthly visits with him to his orthodontist have made me more aware of how just brushing in the morning and evening isn’t enough to take care of my teeth.

I should have had braces when I was young. I have a very crowded top row of teeth and if I don’t floss, food can get easily trapped in those tight spaces. I admit I’ve been a bit of slacker in the flossing department.

Until the last couple of weeks.

Crest and Oral-B Pro-Health Clinical renderings

Oral-B made it easy. They gave me a bottle of Scope Dual-Blast rinse, a package of Oral-B Glide Floss, Crest Complete Multi-Benefit toothpaste and a shiny, new Oral-B toothbrush. So I made a promise to myself that I would not only brush, but also floss AND rinse with mouthwash every day. It has been a big difference in how my mouth and teeth look and feel.

Not all floss is created equally and because of how close together some of my teeth are, some floss literally comes undone when I try to floss. Oral-B Glide Floss promises to slide 50 percent more easily than other leading brands which I found it to be true…no broken and frayed floss!

Now I carry a package of floss in my purse because when I’m out and about and have a meal, I want to make sure nothing is left behind and protect my teeth against cavities and bad breath. Because at my age, cavities usually lead to crowns which lead to even more expensive and painful and anxiety filled dentist visits.

 floss face

Check out my floss face. I don’t look glamourous but I’m stopping the cycle, ya’ll! Bonus – I’m setting a better example for my kids. Jackson actually asked me if he could borrow my mouthwash and floss last night. He asked me!!

Show Off YOUR Floss Face

Enter the Oral-B Floss Face Contest! Every first-time entrant gets a tote bag with Glide product (while supplies last …up to 5,000 units, so hurry, ya’ll!) and every two weeks from now until July 7, 2013, the Oral-B Glide Floss Face app will award a grand prize of one iPad.

Good teeth AND free stuff. Score!

Do you have problems with your teeth? What do you do to take better care of your teeth and gums?



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