If you’ve made any New Year’s resolutions that involve drastic changes to your diet or lifestyle for better health, you might already be struggling in 2021.

Many of us who make resolutions know how tough it can be to stick to them when, despite our best intentions, we set goals that are way too broad, vague, or overwhelming.

Setting smaller goals is the best way to sustain lasting changes.

So let’s start with one thing you can do every single day to improve your dental health.


Research shows that most adults admit that they skip flossing entirely or say they don’t do it as often as they know they should. But it’s an important part of your daily oral hygiene routine that helps prevent the plaque buildup that causes gum disease and tooth loss.

For more tips on keeping your smile healthy, call Aberdeen Smiles at 605-277-9049 to request an appointment or schedule online.

In the meantime, here’s a helpful American Dental Association video you can watch that demonstrates the right flossing technique.