dental floss


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dental floss

n.
A waxed or unwaxed thread used to remove food particles and plaque from between the teeth and under the gums.
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dental floss

n
(Dentistry) a soft usually flattened often waxed thread for cleaning the teeth and the spaces between them
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den′tal floss`


n.
a soft, strong thread used to dislodge food particles from between the teeth.
[1905–10, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dental floss - a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teethdental floss - a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
thread, yarn - a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
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Translations
dentální nit
tandtråd
hammaslanka
konac za zube
デンタルフロス
치실
tandtråd
ไหมขัดฟัน
chỉ tơ vệ sinh răng

dental floss

nfilo interdentale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dental floss

خَيْطٌ لتَنْظِيفِ ما بَيْـنَ الَأسْنان dentální nit tandtråd Zahnseide οδοντικό νήμα hilo dental hammaslanka fil dentaire konac za zube filo interdentale デンタルフロス 치실 tandzijde tanntråd nić dentystyczna fio dental зубная нить tandtråd ไหมขัดฟัน diş ipi chỉ tơ vệ sinh răng 洁牙线
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The data guide comprises retail sales, of various categories within Oral Care, such as Toothpaste, Dental Floss, Breath Fresheners, Mouthwashes and Rinses, and Denture Care, along with their values, volume and channels of distribution.
For instance, dental floss and mouthwash/dental rinse are prophesied make the cut in the global oral hygiene market, drawing more than 10.0% revenue shares.
Security concerns can often be attributed to a class of objects, in this case dental floss and toothbrushes, when in fact the concern is not the object itself but an attribute of that object.
Few participants were familiar with other oral hygiene maintenance aids like mouthwash (3.5%), dental floss (5.1%), toothpick (0.1%), and other aids such as miswak (1.2%).
Colgate and TerraCycle are offering the opportunity for a primary school to win a playground made from recycled oral care products, including toothbrushes, dental floss containers and toothpaste tubes.
IANS | New York Using Oral-B Glide dental floss could contribute to elevated levels of toxic chemicals that can lead to health problems, especially in women, including kidney and testicular cancer, high cholesterol, low birth weight, among others, says a study led by US-based Silent Spring Institute.
Dental floss, wet wipes and cotton buds are very common, however there are other things that are slightly more out of place.
Dental floss is available in a variety of widths and thicknesses, although some people prefer disposable flossers, which are often easier for children to use.
"The Effect of Toothbrushing and Flossing Sequence on Interdental Plaque Reduction and Fluoride Retention: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial" assessed 25 participants who were asked to brush their teeth first, then use dental floss to clean the spaces between their teeth (brush-floss).
DR Chidiebere Ibe, a Dentist with the 82 Division Medical Hospital, Enugu, on Wednesday recommended dental floss in lieu of wooden toothpick to prevent tooth disease.
3 among brands in the dental accessories/tools, dental floss and manual toothbrush categories, according to sales data for the 12 weeks ended December 31, according to IRI.
Use dental floss to clean between your teeth at least once a day, ideally at bedtime (if you have problems with the dexterity of your hands, use floss picks or other aids).