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Is it normal for floss to smell after flossing your teeth?

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Dr. Dell Goodrick
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YES!: That's the smell of the bacteria you are flossing to remove! by flossing every day, you will notice that smell will lessen or disappear completely. Good job!

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Last updated Sep 2, 2017

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