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What should my routine look like?

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What order shall I do my nightly routine for my teeth and gums?

This is the order I do right now
interdental brushing
flossing
brushing my teeth
scraping my tongue

and sometimes I use mouthwash after lunch
 
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Hi worriedaboutteethandgums,

your routine looks fine to me, the only thing I wasn‘t clear about is whether you use interdental brush on all your teeth and floss on top or whether you floss some teeth and use interdental brushes on others. Because doing both on the same spots is not necessary. Hope that makes sense. There is an old discussion about whether to do clean between the teeth before or after brushing. The good news it doesn‘t matter, you are still getting the benefit :)

All the best wishes
 
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Hi, I use the interdental brush between a few teeth and then floss all teeth
 
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In my understanding, the brushes and the floss do the same thing so it would be safe to just floss the ones you don't use the interdental brush for, but not sure there are any negatives to using both.
 
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