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Why did j&j stop manufacturing reach floss for sensitive gums?

Why did j&j stop manufacturing reach floss for sensitive gums?

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

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How often should you floss?

How often should you floss?

At least: once daily and with the proper "c" shape wrap around each tooth. For those who find in difficult to maneuver their hands/finger check out www.GumChucks.com ...Read more

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Is waxed floss preferable to Oral B's super floss?

Is waxed floss preferable to Oral B's super floss?

Glide easiest to use: What ever your preference, just make sure that you are using the dental floss correctly and at least two times daily. The easiest dental floss to use is Glide. ...Read more

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Is rinsing just as good as flossing?

Is rinsing just as good as flossing?

Flossing: Rinsing although helpful is not as good as flossing. Flossing not only removes plaque it cleanses the area between the teeth where they contact preventing cavities from forming between the teeth. ...Read more

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How can I make flossing more of a habit?

How can I make flossing more of a habit?

Keep by TV: Sounds funny but many of my good flosers do so while watching tv or at computer! then brush and wash hands at sink during advertisements. ...Read more

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How to make it easier to start flossing?

Practice: Practice makes it easier to floss. You might start with floss aides, to start with, but as you advance the clean feeling you get with flossing can only really be achieved with flossing. ...Read more

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Any flossing tips for me if never done it?

Any flossing tips for me if never done it?

Ask your dentist: Best thing is to have your dentist or hygienist show you. The next best option is to search you tube for videos on how to floss. ...Read more

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What are ways to make flossing more enjoyable?

What are ways to make flossing more enjoyable?

Healthy fun: There are many types of floss included flavored floss--mint, cinnamon etc. Why not treat yourself to a few varieties and use a different one daily. By the time your used a few different types, you should be "hooked.". ...Read more

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What problems can occur if i floss too deeply?

Incorrect Flossing: Improper flossing can cause unnecessary injury to the teeth. The floss needs to wrap around the tooth, not pushed deeply between them. Consult with yours dentist or hygienist for proper technique. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of using floss every day?

Healthy teeth: And gums. You will have less problems with both gum disease and cavities in between your teeth. ...Read more

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