A major key to preventing gum disease is to regularly brush and floss your teeth. Both of these dental hygiene habits help prevent plaque from building up and providing a home for bacteria to thrive. While most people may understand that brushing and flossing your teeth is beneficial, many are unaware of how to do so properly. At Ford Avenue Family Dentistry, we want to help you learn about proper brushing and flossing in Richmond Hill, Georgia, so your teeth can receive optimum care and protection. If you have questions about proper dental hygiene techniques, we welcome you to schedule an appointment with our dentists, Dr. Ray Wallace and Dr. Catherine Bordlemay, by calling us at (912)756-2936.