is dental Floss?
Types of Flosses?
What is Flossing?
floss is a bundle of thin filaments
which may be made of either nylon or silk.
Some of them coated with fluoride.
It can be flavored or unflavored.
Some of them may be waxed or unwaxed.
Flossing is a technique of cleaning teeth by the
use of a dental floss.
about 18inches of floss and wind around
the middle finger of both hands three times.
Hold floss tightly between middle finger and
Guide the floss between teeth using a gentle
When the floss reaches gum line turn it into
C-shaped against one tooth.
Upon cleaning each content the dirty floss
should be wound around finger and
remaining clean portion to be used.
keep the pressure of your floss
against your teeth.
Never apply pressure upon your gums.
Change the section of floss you are using
from time to time.
You should rinse your mouth out afterwards.
is commonly supplied in plastic dispensers
which contain 10 to 100 meters of floss.
Available in different thickness.
as Floss picks
They are handy.
Advantage is that they do not pinch fingers
like regular floss does.
Enhanced reach of wand can make flossing
the back teeth easier.
Disadvantage is that it makes it difficult to
floss at all angles which are
possible with regular floss.
improved handle for better grip.
Its floss head have a unique feature that it
can rotate in any direction making it
accessible to any pair of teeth in the mouth.
Improves oral hygiene.
Also Clean those area where toothbrush
Removes plaque and food particles from
Cleans tooth surface beneath gum
Polishes tooth surface.