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Reach Access Flosser
I would ask them: Companies can discontinue products for a number of reasons. Poor sales, unavailable raw materials, etc. Can lead to the extinction of your favorite products. Don't give up on flossing just because of that. There are many brands/varieties of floss out there and try them one at a time until you find one that you like. Btw, i don't know what j&j does to floss to make it work better on sensitive gums. ...Read more
If I dont have an access to a floss,what is an alternative i could use to clean my teeth&prevent periodontal disease?
Inter proximal brush: You need to clean between your teeth to prevent gum disease as well as tooth decay They sell inter proximal brushes in sizes which fit between your teeth one is made by GUM Co (SunStar Co)and another is TePe Also there are electric models which claim to replace floss ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
40% of tooth: Effective flossing cleans 40% of your tooth surfaces. You have 5 tooth surfaces. Brushing only reaches 3 of them: chewing (top) inside (tongue side) and outside (lip / cheek). Front and back are missed, and this is where things get trapped. Also, bacteria left in between quickly travels over to the areas you just cleaned. Good luck with your flossing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It doesn't matter: I have seen string, yarn, super floss, regular floss...Whatever. You are just trying to disrupt the colony of bacteria living between your teeth. The colony needs to be stirred up/disrupted/mixed up..Choose your term. Once disrupted, acid production decreases and the chance of a cavity is reduced. This must be done daily to be effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer