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A 26-year-old male asked:

how come when i floss sometimes it's tight between the teeth and other times it feels easier to floss?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 29 years experience
Teeth move: Things get stuck between your teeth.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Teeth can move: Your teeth are set in a boney socket and held by periodontal ligaments. The tooth can move a little bit it the socket and this is what you have noticed. This is not a problem. Keep on flossing.

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