is an essential part of the tooth-cleaning process because it removes plaque from between teeth and at the gumline, where periodontal disease often begins.
If you find using floss awkward or difficult, ask your dental hygienist about the variety of dental floss holders or interdental cleaning devices that are available.
–Illustrations adapted by and used courtesy of the John O. Butler Company–
What Type of Floss Should I Use?
There are two types of floss from which to choose: