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Flossing (Definition)

Flossing is an essential part of the tooth-cleaning process because it removes plaque from between teeth and at the gumline, where gingivitis and ...Read more


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Is dental floss more effective than floss picks?

Is dental floss more effective than floss picks?

Dental floss: For efficiency and patient compliance, I find that my patients do better with the floss picks. From a pure cleaning standpoint, floss wraps around the teeth better if you use is properly. If you are doing one or the other, you are doing better than 90 percent of America, so pat yourself on the back. Just make sure to floss daily along with twice daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: dental floss?

What is the definition or description of: dental floss?

Teeth cleaning tool: Is is a thread used to clean biofilm out the space between teeth. It is available in waxed and unwaxed forms. ...Read more

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Hi i sowwaloed a pecice of dental floss will i be ok ?

Hi  i sowwaloed a pecice of dental floss will i be ok ?

Yes: Yes, its a little scary when we swallow a foreign body. In general floss is quite benign. You may or may not see it in your stool. Just stay well hydrated and eat as usual. Do not make yourself vomit or take laxatives to try and get it out. If you develop any abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, then go to your nearest er or urgent care. ...Read more

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I found information about dental floss from two different sources that disagree. What should I do?

I found information about dental floss from two different sources that disagree. What should I do?

Floss daily: Dental floss should not be controversial. Floss at least once daily. When you floss, don't just snap it in and out. You use the floss to go under your gum line and "scrape" the surface of your teeth clean, where your tooth brush does not reach. It truly is the single most effective thing you can do to maintain the health of your teeth and gums. ...Read more

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How does dental floss and dental tape differ?

How does dental floss and dental tape differ?

Thin/thick: Floss is thinner than tape. Some people prefer floss, others prefer tape. The important thing is to keep your teeth and gums healthy by using whichever one you like. ...Read more

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I had appointment before couple of days at http://www.Renedellacqua.Com and they suggested me to use thicker dental floss. Please suggest is this gud?

Good: It cannot hurt to try thicker floss, called tape. As long as you can get in between your teeth without discomfort, it can be a great aid in your oral hygiene. Very efficient. Give it a try. ...Read more

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Dental Floss (Definition)

Is is a thread used to clean biofilm out the space between teeth. It is available in ...Read more