Do You Feel All Tangled Up When it Comes to Flossing?
From Shawn Watson, former About.com Guide
Updated April 15, 2010
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Choose Your Floss
Photo Courtesy of Shawn Marie Watson
Many types of floss are available, either from your dentist or local retailer. Choose one that will meet the needs of your teeth and situation. If you have very tight contacts between your teeth and floss snags or breaks while trying to maneuver it through the contact, look for one that is specifically designed for that situation. If you have limited dexterity, try using one of the many flossing aides designed to eliminate the need to use both hands while flossing. Try to choose a floss that contains fluoride.
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