Make it a habit to Brush & Floss your teeth Everyday brushing and flossing is very important for all ages for a healthy mouth and getting rid of disease-causing plaque. Dental flossing is the most effective tool for preventing expensive periodontal disease treatment. Brush at least two minutes each time, two times a day. Floss between teeth to take out food debris which is not reachable by just brushing. Few minutes spent for brushing and flossing each day can contribute to a lifetime of oral health. Skipping brushing and flossing teeth regularly can lead to on-set of gum disease. Regular brushing and flossing can prevent bad breath problem, loss of teeth. Bad breath, gum-disease and loss of teeth discourages family, friends, and colleagues to have close relationships.