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How to floss the back teeth(near wisdom teeth)with a dental pick floss?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Flossing

It is important to floss the back teeth.
A dental pick does not get back there easily and completely. This is a difficult area for many people to get to. Work with a dental hygienist. They are very knowledgeable in techniques and tools that would work for you. The hands on instruction with your hygienist would help you perfect your flossing.

In brief: Flossing

It is important to floss the back teeth.
A dental pick does not get back there easily and completely. This is a difficult area for many people to get to. Work with a dental hygienist. They are very knowledgeable in techniques and tools that would work for you. The hands on instruction with your hygienist would help you perfect your flossing.
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Dental gadgets

There are several dental gadgets out there for people whom have a hard time flossing the posterior teeth.
Ask your dentist. Some OTC or online devices may not be effective.

In brief: Dental gadgets

There are several dental gadgets out there for people whom have a hard time flossing the posterior teeth.
Ask your dentist. Some OTC or online devices may not be effective.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Flossing

It's best to have a dentist or dental hygienist actually work with you to help show you how to brush and floss all areas of your mouth.
Short of that, I'm sure you can research it online. Try to use regular floss although the technique is basically the same. see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7TJevl2RVo

In brief: Flossing

It's best to have a dentist or dental hygienist actually work with you to help show you how to brush and floss all areas of your mouth.
Short of that, I'm sure you can research it online. Try to use regular floss although the technique is basically the same. see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7TJevl2RVo
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Flossing options

There are devices (like a tooth brush) that allow you to reach back to the posterior teeth to floss them. It has a handle like a tooth brush and pop on/off heads with floss on them. You can also use Softpicks from Butler to gently push food an plaque from between the teeth.
Available at groceries and pharmacies

In brief: Flossing options

There are devices (like a tooth brush) that allow you to reach back to the posterior teeth to floss them. It has a handle like a tooth brush and pop on/off heads with floss on them. You can also use Softpicks from Butler to gently push food an plaque from between the teeth.
Available at groceries and pharmacies
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Devices

Check your pharmacy dental section for special devices to reach the back of the area with floss.
These areas are most prone to problems if not cleaned properly.

In brief: Devices

Check your pharmacy dental section for special devices to reach the back of the area with floss.
These areas are most prone to problems if not cleaned properly.
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